Definitions for eradicateɪˈræd ɪˌkeɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. eliminate, annihilate, extinguish, eradicate, wipe out, decimate, carry off(verb)

    kill in large numbers

    "the plague wiped out an entire population"

  2. uproot, eradicate, extirpate, root out, exterminate(verb)

    destroy completely, as if down to the roots

    "the vestiges of political democracy were soon uprooted" "root out corruption"

Wiktionary

  1. eradicate(Verb)

    To pull up by the roots; to uproot.

  2. eradicate(Verb)

    To completely destroy; to put an end to; to extirpate.

  3. Origin: From eradicatus, past participle of eradico, from e- + radix. Also see: radish.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Eradicate(verb)

    to pluck up by the roots; to root up; as, an oak tree eradicated

  2. Eradicate(verb)

    to root out; to destroy utterly; to extirpate; as, to eradicate diseases, or errors

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Lot Chakonza:

    This world shall not be at peace, unless we eradicate jealous first.

  2. Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat:

    We must eradicate this behavior and bring those responsible to justice.

  3. Robert Lee:

    Just the sheer amount of food that's being wasted is enough to eradicate hunger.

  4. Duane Gubler:

    We'll never eradicate it, but if we can use these new tools, we can control it as a public health problem.

  5. Elizabeth Kennedy:

    What he does when he's done with a relationship is he tries to eradicate the person completely from his life.

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Translations for eradicate

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • изкоренявам, унищожавамBulgarian
  • auslöschen, ausrotten, ausmerzenGerman
  • ξεριζώνω, εξαλείφωGreek
  • ekstermi, elradikigiEsperanto
  • نابود کردن, ریشه‌کن کردن, از بین بردنPersian
  • juuria, tuhota, hävittääFinnish
  • éradiquerFrench
  • חיסלHebrew
  • 根刮ぎ, 根, 根絶Japanese
  • whakamōtī, haepapa, hoepapaMāori
  • ontwortelenDutch
  • wykorzenić, wytępićPolish
  • erradicar, exterminar, desenraizarPortuguese
  • выкорчёвывать, уничтожить, искоренять, искоренить, истреблять, истребить, выкорчевать, уничтожатьRussian
  • iskorenitiSerbo-Croatian
  • dra upp, tillintetgöra, utrotaSwedish
  • ถอนราก, ทำลายให้สิ้น, ถอนรากถอนโคนThai
  • triệt hạ, xóa sạch, trừ tiệtVietnamese

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