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wipe off (third-person singular simple present wipes off, present participle wiping off, simple past and past participle wiped off)

  1. (literally) To remove something by wiping.
    Wipe a picture off the board.
    Wipe water off the windscreen.
  2. (figuratively) To destroy completely, leaving no trace.
    Wipe a species off the planet Earth.
    Wipe his data off the computer.
    Global warming could wipe some coastal areas off the map.

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