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e-, 向外。-ras, 刮，磨，词源同raze, rodent.
- erase:  Like abrade, rascal, rase and razor, erase comes ultimately from Latin rādere ‘scrape’. This formed the basis of a compound verb ērādere ‘scrape out, scrape off’ (its first element is the Latin prefix ex- ‘out’). Eraser ‘rubber’ seems to be a 19th-century coinage.
=> abrade, rascal, rase, razor
- erase (v.)
- c. 1600, from Latin erasus, past participle of eradere "scrape out, scrape off, shave; abolish, remove," from assimilated form of ex- "out" (see ex-) + radere "to scrape" (see raze). Of magnetic tape, from 1945. Related: Erased; erasing.
- 1. She tried to erase the memory of that evening.
- 2. He tried to erase the idea from his mind.
- 3. Make light pencil lines so that they will erase easily.
- 4. Nothing can erase the incident from his memory.
- 5. You can erase pencil marks with a rubber.
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