Move (people) forcibly from their homeland into a new and foreign environment:
— The war uprooted many people.
Destroy completely, as if down to the roots:
— The vestiges of political democracy were soon uprooted.
Dutch: ontworteld, ontwortelen, uitgeroeid, verdelgen
Pull up by or as if by the roots:
— Uproot the vine that has spread all over the garden.
Moby thesaurus: abate, abolish, annihilate, avulse, banish, blot out, buck off, cut out, demolish, depose, deracinate, destroy, devastate, dig out, dig up, disentangle, dislodge, dismount, displace, draw ... show more.
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