Efface – meaning of the word and examples

To eliminate or make indistinct by or as if by wearing away a surface. (Merriam – Webster)

To make (oneself) modestly or shyly inconspicuous. (Merriam – Webster)

To remove something intentionally. (Merriam – Webster)

Erase (a mark) from a surface. (Oxford Dictionaries)

Cause (a memory or emotion) to disappear completely. (Oxford Dictionaries)

To efface something means to destroy or remove it so that it cannot be seen any more. (Collins Dictionary)


Cervical Effacement and Dilatation. 


Natural Ways to Efface the Cervix


3 thoughts on “Efface – meaning of the word and examples

  1. Thank you for your work…someone needs to stand up for the English language! 🙂


    1. I am glad that you see interest in your perspective. My point of view is different because English is my second language and I want to learn these words.

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      1. Either way, you are doing a great job!

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