HyperDic: extirpate

English > 3 senses of the word extirpate:
VERBcreationextirpate, uproot, eradicate, root out, exterminatedestroy completely, as if down to the roots
contactextirpate, uproot, deracinate, root outpull up by or as if by the roots
changeextirpatesurgically remove (an organ)
extirpate > pronunciation
Soundseh'ksterpey.t
Rhymesabate ... welterweight: 559 rhymes with eyt...
English > extirpate: 3 senses > verb 1, creation
MeaningDestroy completely, as if down to the roots.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymsuproot, eradicate, root out, exterminate
Broaderdestroy, destructDo away with, cause the destruction or undoing of
Spanishdesarraigar, erradicar, exterminar, extirpar
Catalandesarrelar, erradicar, exterminar, extirpar
Nounsextirpationthe act of pulling ... / pulling up or out
English > extirpate: 3 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaningpull up by or as if by the roots.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsuproot, deracinate, root out
NarrowerstubPull up (weeds) by their roots
Broadermove, displaceCause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense
Spanishdesarraigar, erradicar, extirpar, extraer, sacar
Catalandesarrelar, extirpar, extraure, extreure, treure
Nounsextirpationthe act of pulling ... / pulling up or out
English > extirpate: 3 senses > verb 3, change
Meaningsurgically remove (an organ) .
PatternSomebody ----s something
CategorysurgeryThe branch of medical science that treats disease or injury by operative procedures
Broaderremove, take, take away, withdrawRemove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract
Spanishextirpar
Nounsextirpationsurgical removal of a body part or tissue

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