Ex·punge v. t. [imp. & p. p. Expunged p. pr. & vb. n. Expunging ]
1. To blot out, as with pen; to rub out; to efface designedly; to obliterate; to strike out wholly; as, to expunge words, lines, or sentences.
2. To strike out; to wipe out or destroy; to annihilate; as, to expunge an offense.
Expunge the whole, or lop th' excrescent parts. --Pope.
Syn: -- To efface; erase; obliterate; strike out; destroy; annihilate; cancel.
v : remove by erasing or crossing out; "Please strike this
remark from the record" [syn: strike, excise]