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not on duty, absent, finished, inoperative, negligible, outside, postponed, slender, slight, slim.
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Correct spelling:
To blot out; erase; take out; cancel.


cross out
blue-pencil, cancel, erase.
abnegate, abolish, annul, cancel, deny, destroy, disavow, disclaim, dismiss, dissolve, divorce, efface, eliminate, eradicate, extinguish, invalidate, negate, neutralize, nullify, obliterate, refute, reject, repudiate, retract, revoke, undo, veto, withdraw, Disaffirm.
delete, erase.
cancel, delete.
erase, remove
annul, black out, bleep, blue-pencil, cancel, clean, clean up, cross out, cut, decontaminate, destroy, drop, edit, efface, eliminate, exclude, expunge, obliterate, omit, pass up, rub, rub out, rule out, sanitize, snip, squash, squelch, sterilize, strike out, trim, wipe out, blot out, cut out, x-out.
annihilate, censor, edit, erase, expunge, expurgate, omit, strike.
abridge, bob, clip, crop, curtail, cut, decrease, deduct, depreciate, diminish, discount, dock, elide, lessen, lower, pare, prune, reduce, shave, shear, subtract, trim, weed.
Examples of usage:
  1. This also means that if you own a directory you can always delete files from it, even if those files belong to root. – Debian GNU/Linux: Guide to Installation and Usage by John Goerzen and Ossama Othman
  2. A positive or negative electric field indicates the desired group of particles on the surface, to view, modify or delete data. – Booknology: The eBook (1971-2010) by Marie Lebert
  3. It may be thought that, knowing this, I should amend or delete the passage. – My Contemporaries In Fiction by David Christie Murray
  4. " You can delete Walter," he said. – Rich Living by Michael Cathal
  5. Peter looked at the highlighted name for a moment, then pressed the Delete key. – Undo-a-Novel-By-Joe-Hutsko by Hutsko, Joe