Blot Blot, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Blotted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Blotting}.] [Cf. Dan. plette. See 3d {Blot}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To spot, stain, or bespatter, as with ink. [1913 Webster]

The brief was writ and blotted all with gore. --Gascoigne. [1913 Webster]

2. To impair; to damage; to mar; to soil. [1913 Webster]

It blots thy beauty, as frosts do bite the meads. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

3. To stain with infamy; to disgrace. [1913 Webster]

Blot not thy innocence with guiltless blood. --Rowe. [1913 Webster]

4. To obliterate, as writing with ink; to cancel; to efface; -- generally with out; as, to blot out a word or a sentence. Often figuratively; as, to blot out offenses. [1913 Webster]

One act like this blots out a thousand crimes. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

5. To obscure; to eclipse; to shadow. [1913 Webster]

He sung how earth blots the moon's gilded wane. --Cowley. [1913 Webster]

6. To dry, as writing, with blotting paper. [1913 Webster]

Syn: To obliterate; expunge; erase; efface; cancel; tarnish; disgrace; blur; sully; smear; smutch. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • blotted — un·blotted; …   English syllables

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  • blotted out obliterate obliterated — destroyed destroyed adj. 1. p. p. of {destroy}. [Narrower terms: {annihilated, exterminated, wiped out(predicate)}; {blasted, desolate, desolated, devastated, ravaged, ruined, wasted}; {blighted, spoilt}; {blotted out, obliterate, obliterated};… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • blotted him out — obliterated all traces of him, erased all memory of him …   English contemporary dictionary

  • blotted out — canceled, erased, obliterated, obscured …   English contemporary dictionary

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