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Synonyms of extirpate

Verb


1. 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"

2. uproot, extirpate, deracinate, root out, move, displace

usage: pull up by or as if by the roots; "uproot the vine that has spread all over the garden"

3. extirpate, remove, take, take away, withdraw

usage: surgically remove (an organ)

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