Definition of expunge:
chance upon, assume, remove, shine, come upon, hit, light upon, scratch out, scrape up, fall, take up, excise, vacate, chafe, affect, blot out, make void, rescind, cross off _or_ out, discover, rub off _or_ out, come to, engrave, efface, walk out, mint, impinge on, move, inscribe, scratch, impress, attain, continue, rub, scratch up, nullify, discharge, quash, collide with, strickle, come across, scrape, fret, chance on, happen upon, itch, abolish, repeal, come up, study at erase, fray, strike, fall upon, call off, revoke, undo, grave, take, coin, scrub, abrogate, run into.
After he had published his epic of Alaric, Christina of Sweden proposed to honour him with a chain of gold of the value of five hundred pounds, provided he would expunge from his epic the eulogiums he bestowed on the Count of Gardie, whom she had disgraced.- "Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 1 (of 3)", Isaac D'Israeli.
- "The Grammar of English Grammars", Goold Brown.
- "The Development of the European Nations, 1870-1914 (5th ed.)", John Holland Rose.