Eradicate



[ih-rad-i-keyt] /ɪˈræd ɪˌkeɪt/

verb (used with object), eradicated, eradicating.
1.
to remove or destroy utterly; extirpate:
to eradicate smallpox throughout the world.
2.
to erase by rubbing or by means of a chemical solvent:
to eradicate a spot.
3.
to pull up by the roots:
to eradicate weeds.
/ɪˈrædɪˌkeɪt/
verb (transitive)
1.
to obliterate; stamp out
2.
to pull or tear up by the roots
v.

early 15c., from Latin eradicatus, past participle of eradicare “to root out” (see eradication). Related: Eradicated; eradicating; eradicable.

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