What does extirpation mean?

Here's a list of possible definitions for the term extirpation:

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ablation, extirpation, cutting out, excision(noun)

    surgical removal of a body part or tissue

  2. extirpation, excision, deracination(noun)

    the act of pulling up or out; uprooting; cutting off from existence


  1. extirpation(Noun)

    The act of extirpating or uprooting.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Extirpation(noun)

    the act of extirpating or rooting out, or the state of being extirpated; eradication; excision; total destruction; as, the extirpation of weeds from land, of evil from the heart, of a race of men, of heresy

  2. Origin: [L. extirpatio, exstirpatio: cf. F. extirpation.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of extirpation in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of extirpation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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