What does eradicate mean?

Definitions for eradicate
ɪˈræd ɪˌkeɪterad·i·cate

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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.

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

  2. eradicate(Verb)

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

    Etymology: 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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Eradicate

    e-rad′i-kāt, v.t. to pull up by the roots: to destroy.—adj. Erad′icable, that may be eradicated.—p.adj. Erad′icāted, rooted up: (her.) said of a tree, or part of a tree, torn up by the roots.—n. Eradicā′tion, the act of eradicating: state of being eradicated.—adj. Erad′icātive, serving to eradicate or drive thoroughly away.—n. Erad′icātor. [L. eradicāre, to root out—e, out, radix, radicis, a root.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of eradicate in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of eradicate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of eradicate in a Sentence

  1. Lot Chakonza:

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

  2. Elizabeth Kennedy:

    It's not about custody. It's about child support. what he does when he's done with a relationship is he tries to eradicate the person completely from his life.

  3. Sharon Collinge:

    It's like a lot of pathogens, it's persistent and emerges at certain times and places for reasons that still remain somewhat mysterious, it would be hard to get rid of all those fleas in the environment and completely eradicate it.

  4. Sarah Feldman:

    More and more, it's becoming clear that this is a cancer prevention vaccine, and if we could get 100% of our boys and 100% of our girls vaccinated, we could probably eradicate the worst HPV types.

  5. Debasish Mridha, M.D.:

    The fastest and cheapest way to eradicate poverty is not by giving food, but by giving hope, love, and education.

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  • 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
  • నిర్మూలించేందుకుTelugu
  • ถอนราก, ทำลายให้สิ้น, ถอนรากถอนโคนThai
  • triệt hạ, xóa sạch, trừ tiệtVietnamese
  • 根除Chinese

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