Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
- (transitive) To pull up by the roots; to uproot.
- (transitive) To completely destroy; to put an end to; to extirpate.
- Small pox was globally eradicated in 1980
- (to pull up by the roots): root up, uproot
- (to completely destroy): exterminate, extirpate
- See also Wikisaurus:destroy
to root up
to completely destroy
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- eradicate in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913
- eradicate in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911
- second-person plural present indicative of eradicare
- second-person plural imperative of eradicare
- feminine plural of eradicato
- second-person plural present active imperative of ērādīcō