Associations to the word «Exterminate»


EXTERMINATE, verb. (transitive) To kill all of a population, usually deliberate and especially applied to pests.
EXTERMINATE, verb. (figuratively) (transitive) To bring a definite end to, finish completely. A rather strong word that implies that what has been ended won't resurface.

Dictionary definition

EXTERMINATE, verb. Kill en masse; kill on a large scale; kill many; "Hitler wanted to exterminate the Jews, Gypsies, Communists, and homosexuals of Europe".
EXTERMINATE, verb. Destroy completely, as if down to the roots; "the vestiges of political democracy were soon uprooted" "root out corruption".

Wise words

However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act upon them?