Meaning of DELETE in English
/ dɪˈliːt; NAmE / verb
[ vn ] delete sth (from sth) to remove sth that has been written or printed, or that has been stored on a computer :
Your name has been deleted from the list.
This command deletes files from the directory.
( BrE )
Mr / Mrs / Ms ( delete as appropriate )
► de·le·tion / dɪˈliːʃn; NAmE / noun [ U , C ]:
He made several deletions to the manuscript.
late Middle English (in the sense destroy ): from Latin delet- blotted out, effaced, from the verb delere .
Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне. 2005