HyperDic: deracinate

English > 2 senses of the word deracinate:
VERBsocialderacinate, uprootmove (people) forcibly from their homeland into a new and foreign environment
contactderacinate, uproot, extirpate, root outpull up by or as if by the roots
English > deracinate: 2 senses > verb 1, social
MeaningMove (people) forcibly from their homeland into a new and foreign environment.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Synonymuproot
BroaderdisplaceCause to move, usually with force or pressure
Spanishdesarraigar
Catalandesarrelar
Nounsderacinationto move something from its natural environment
English > deracinate: 2 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaningpull up by or as if by the roots.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsuproot, extirpate, 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
Nounsderacinationthe act of pulling ... / pulling up or out
deracinationto move something from its natural environment

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