dele-, deli- +
(Latin: to destroy, to efface, to abolish, to obliterate)
Sam asked the travel agent to delete his name from her reservation list because he wouldn't be able to go on the trip after all.
A woman was working on a computer in an office and the electronic device for storing and processing data suddenly disappeared, and she said, "All I did was hit the button that says delete and that is what happened."2. Etymology: borrowed from Latin deletus; the past participle of delere, "to destroy, to blot out"; derivatives of the elements: de, "from, away" + linere, "to smear, to wipe".
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2. Material, such as a word or passage, that has been removed from a body of written or printed matter.
3. Something erased, scored out, or removed from a text or a computer file or directory.
4. In genetics, the loss or absence of part of a chromosome, ranging from a pair of chemicals based pair to a whole chromosomal arm.
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2. Making a mark not easily erased or washed away: "Mother used an indelible pen for labeling our clothing."
3. Unable to be forgotten; memorable: "Up until he was 95, my father had an indelible memory."