- 1to remove or get rid of something such as a name or memory from a book or list or from your mind synonym erase
- 2 Details of his criminal activities were expunged from the file. What happened just before the accident was expunged from his memory.
NAmE//ɪkˈspʌndʒ//expunge something (from something) (formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they expunge
he / she / it expunges
past simple expunged
-ing form expunging