"delete" in the verb sense
1. delete, cancel
remove or make invisible
"Please delete my name from your list"
2. erase, delete
wipe out digitally or magnetically recorded information
"Who erased the files from my hard disk?"
3. edit, blue-pencil, delete
cut or eliminate
"she edited the juiciest scenes"
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