Meaning of eradicate
Pronunciation: (i-rad'i-kāt"), [key]
— -cat•ed, -cat•ing.
- to remove or destroy utterly; extirpate: to eradicate smallpox throughout the world.
- to erase by rubbing or by means of a chemical solvent: to eradicate a spot.
- to pull up by the roots: to eradicate weeds.
- eradicate (Thesaurus)