blot something out


blot something out
1)

clouds were starting to blot out the stars

Syn:
conceal, hide, obscure, exclude, obliterate, shadow, eclipse
2)

he urged her to blot out the memory

Syn:
erase, blank out, wipe out, eradicate

Synonyms and antonyms dictionary. 2014.

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  • block something out — 1 trees blocked out the light: CONCEAL, keep out, blot out, exclude, obliterate, blank out, stop. 2 block out an area in charcoal: ROUGH OUT, sketch out …   Useful english dictionary

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  • block something out — Syn: keep out, exclude, stop, conceal, blot out, obliterate …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • blot out — verb make undecipherable or imperceptible by obscuring or concealing (Freq. 6) a hidden message a veiled threat • Syn: ↑obscure, ↑obliterate, ↑veil, ↑hide • Derivationally related forms …   Useful english dictionary

  • blot — 1. noun 1) an ink blot Syn: spot, dot, mark, blotch, smudge, patch, dab; informal splotch 2) the only blot on a clean campaign Syn: blemish, taint, stain, blight, flaw …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • blot — noun 1》 a dark mark or stain, especially one made by ink. 2》 a thing that mars something that is otherwise good. 3》 Biochemistry a procedure in which proteins or nucleic acids separated on a gel are transferred directly to an immobilizing medium… …   English new terms dictionary