Thesaurus > Related Words: uproot

  Words related to uproot

Related / Similar Words: extirpate, deracinate, root out, eradicate, exterminate, displace

 

Definition:
  • pull up by or as if by the roots; "uproot the vine that has spread all over the garden";
  • destroy completely, as if down to the roots; "the vestiges of political democracy were soon uprooted";
  • move (people) forcibly from their homeland into a new and foreign environment; "The war uprooted many people";

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    Derivational Morphology: displacement, deracination, extirpation, excision, eradication, obliteration, exterminator, terminator, eradicator, destroyer, ruiner, undoer, waster, uprooter

     

     
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