Definitions for eradicate

Definitions for (verb) eradicate

Main entry: carry off, wipe out, extinguish, eliminate, eradicate, decimate, annihilate

Definition: kill in large numbers

Usage: the plague wiped out an entire population

Main entry: root out, eradicate, exterminate, extirpate, uproot

Definition: destroy completely, as if down to the roots

Usage: the vestiges of political democracy were soon uprooted root out corruption

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