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Delete Methods

MongoDB provides the following methods to delete documents of a collection:

db.collection.remove() Delete a single document or all documents that match a specified filter.
db.collection.deleteOne()

Delete at most a single document that match a specified filter even though multiple documents may match the specified filter.

New in version 3.2.

db.collection.deleteMany()

Delete all documents that match a specified filter.

New in version 3.2.

Additional Methods

The following methods can also delete documents from a collection:

See the individual reference pages for the methods for more information and examples.