简明英汉词典

efface
[i5feis]
v.
抹掉

美国传统词典[双解]

efface
ef.face
AHD:[1-f3s“]
D.J.[i6feis]
K.K.[!6fes]
v.tr.(及物动词)
ef.facedef.fac.ingef.fac.es

(1)

To rub or wipe out; erase.
擦去:擦掉或消除;抹去

(2)

To make indistinct as if by rubbing:
冲淡(记忆):好象通过擦拭使变得不清晰:
“Five years' absence had done nothing to efface the people's memory of his firmness”(Alan Moorehead)See Synonyms at erase
“五年离别丝毫未冲淡人们对他坚毅形象的记忆”(艾伦·穆尔黑德)参见 erase

(3)

To conduct (oneself) inconspicuously:
隐没:使(自己)不被人注意:
“When the two women went out together, Anna deliberately effaced herself and played to the dramatic Molly”(Doris Lessing)
“当那两个女人一起出去,安娜特意不突出自己而去迎合举止显眼的莫莉”(多丽丝·莱辛)

语源

(1)

Middle English effacen
中古英语 effacen

(2)

from French effacer
源自 法语 effacer

(3)

from Old French esfacier
源自 古法语 esfacier

(4)

es- [out] from Latin ex- [ex-]
es- [向外面的] 源自 拉丁语 ex- [前缀,表“从前的”]

(5)

face [face] from Latin faci?s * see dh?-
face [面对] 源自 拉丁语 faci?s *参见 dh?-

继承用法

effaceable
adj.(形容词)

effacement
n.(名词)

effacer
n.(名词)

现代英汉词典

efface
[I5feIs]
vt.
effaced, effacing

(1)

擦去,抹去

(2)

忘却
efface the memory of
忘却

(3)

不抛头露面
a very quiet self-effacing person
一个非常文静,不想出风头的人

现代英汉综合大辞典

efface
[i5feis]
vt.

(1)

抹去; 抹煞, 冲淡

(2)

[喻]消除(痕迹等); 使(印象等)被忘却

(3)

使自己不受人注意; 使黯然失色
It takes many years to efface the unpleasant memories of a war.
许多年后才能冲淡战争的不愉快记忆。

继承用法

effaceable
adj.

effacement
n.

effacer
n.

习惯用语

efface oneself
埋没自己, 自卑; 隐退

英文相关词典

efface
destroy    erase    obliterate    rub out    

美国传统词典

efface
ef.face
AHD:[1-f3s“]
D.J.[i6feis]
K.K.[!6fes]
v.tr.
ef.faced, ef.fac.ing, ef.fac.es

(1)

To rub or wipe out; erase.

(2)

To make indistinct as if by rubbing:
“Five years' absence had done nothing to efface the people's memory of his firmness”(Alan Moorehead)See Synonyms at erase

(3)

To conduct (oneself) inconspicuously:
“When the two women went out together, Anna deliberately effaced herself and played to the dramatic Molly”(Doris Lessing)

语源

(1)

Middle English effacen

(2)

from French effacer

(3)

from Old French esfacier

(4)

es- [out] from Latin ex- [ex-]

(5)

face [face] from Latin faci?s * see dh?-

继承用法

effaceable
adj.

effacement
n.

effacer
n.

英汉化学大词典

efface
vt.拭去,忘却

英汉经贸大词典

efface
vt.拭去,忘却

英汉计算机大词典

efface
vt.拭去(忘却)

英汉水利大词典

efface
n.抹去,消除,不清楚

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