Synonyms for uproot
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Exterminate (Latin ex, out, and terminus, a boundary) signified primarily to drive beyond the bounds or limits of a country; the word is applied to races of men or animals, and is now almost exclusively used for removal by death; individuals are now said to be banished or expelled. Eradicate (Latin e, out, and radix, root) is primarily applied to numbers or groups of plants which it is desired to remove effectually from the soil; a single tree may be uprooted, but is not said to be eradicated; we labor to eradicate or root out noxious weeds. To extirpate (Latin ex, out, and stirps, stem, stock) is not only to destroy the individuals of any race of plants or animals, but the very stock, so that the race can never be restored; we speak of eradicating a disease, of extirpating a cancer, exterminating wild beasts or hostile tribes; we seek to eradicate or extirpate all vices and evils. Compare ABOLISH.
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move (people) forcibly from their homeland into a new and foreign environment
"The war uprooted many people"
uproot, eradicate, extirpate, root out, exterminateverb
destroy completely, as if down to the roots
"the vestiges of political democracy were soon uprooted" "root out corruption"
uproot, extirpate, deracinate, root outverb
pull up by or as if by the roots
"uproot the vine that has spread all over the garden"
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We can be sure they will uproot him by hook or by crook, so my best advice for him is 'resign from the speaker's position if you want to prevent further perils for you and your family'.
He who has more learning than goodness is like a tree with many branches and few roots, which the first wind throws down; whilst he whose works are greater than his knowledge is like a tree with many roots and fewer branches, which all the winds of heaven cannot uproot.
We hold President Abbas personally responsible for the aggressive campaign against Hamas in the West Bank, it is part of a dual campaign by the Zionist enemy (Israel) and the Palestinian Authority to uproot Hamas and the resistance.
They’re getting more and more entrenched in town, especially the children, and it would just be more trauma to uproot them and start the whole process over again.
Top Iraqi government officials will not be calm unless Top Iraqi government officials uproot the hateful and cowardly terrorism, and it is certain that the will of the Iraqis is beyond their criminality and villainy.
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