- (transitive) To erase or strike out.
- 1893, Congressional Record, page 1991:
- The gentleman from Texas [Mr. CRAIN] asks unanimous consent to expunge from the RECORD and from the Journal the motion to excuse the gentleman from Mississippi [Mr. ALLEN] […]
- (transitive) To eliminate completely; to annihilate.
- (transitive, computing) To delete permanently (e-mail etc.) that was previously marked for deletion but still stored.
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to erase or strike out