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What does "Uproot" mean?

Definition

(v. t.) To root up; to tear up by the roots, or as if by the roots; to remove utterly; to eradicate; to extirpate


Synonyms eradicate, extirpate, displace, pull up, deracinate, exterminate, root out


Example: "Uproot the vine that has spread all over the garden" Example: "The vestiges of political democracy were soon uprooted" Example: "The war uprooted many people"


Word Family uprooted, uprooting, uproots