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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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.
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 are professionals, public servants who by vocation and training pursue the policies of the President, regardless of who holds that office or what party they affiliate with, we are people who repeatedly uproot Foreign Service officers lives, who risk -- and sometimes give -- Foreign Service officers lives for this country.
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.
A lot of people have been here undocumented for more than half their life, if you see this as home it's difficult to see where your future lies and having to uproot your family and start a new life somewhere you haven't lived for years.
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