Associations to the word «Eradicate»


ERADICATE, verb. (transitive) To pull up by the roots; to uproot.
ERADICATE, verb. (transitive) To completely destroy; to reduce to nothing radically; to put an end to; to extirpate.

Dictionary definition

ERADICATE, verb. Kill in large numbers; "the plague wiped out an entire population".
ERADICATE, verb. Destroy completely, as if down to the roots; "the vestiges of political democracy were soon uprooted" "root out corruption".

Wise words

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William Shakespeare