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Synonyms of eradicate

Verb


1. eliminate, annihilate, extinguish, eradicate, wipe out, decimate, carry off, kill

usage: kill in large numbers; "the plague wiped out an entire population"

2. uproot, eradicate, extirpate, root out, exterminate, destroy, destruct

usage: destroy completely, as if down to the roots; "the vestiges of political democracy were soon uprooted" "root out corruption"

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