HyperDic: eradicate

English > 2 senses of the word eradicate:
VERBchangeeradicate, eliminate, annihilate, extinguish, wipe out, decimate, carry offkill / kill / kill in large numbers
creationeradicate, uproot, extirpate, root out, exterminatedestroy completely, as if down to the roots
eradicate > pronunciation
Soundsihrae'dahkey.t
Rhymesabate ... welterweight: 559 rhymes with eyt...
English > eradicate: 2 senses > verb 1, change
Meaningkill / kill / kill in large numbers.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Synonymseliminate, annihilate, extinguish, wipe out, decimate, carry off
BroaderkillCause to die
Similar todecimatekill one in every ten, as of mutineers in Roman armies
Spanishanihilar, aniquilar, diezmar, eliminar, erradicar
Catalananihilar, aniquilar, delmar, eliminar, eradicar, erradicar
English > eradicate: 2 senses > verb 2, creation
MeaningDestroy completely, as if down to the roots.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymsuproot, extirpate, root out, exterminate
Broaderdestroy, destructDo away with, cause the destruction or undoing of
Spanishdesarraigar, erradicar, exterminar, extirpar
Catalandesarrelar, erradicar, exterminar, extirpar
Nounseradicationthe complete destruction of every trace of something
eradicatorsomeone who exterminates (especially someone whose occupation is the extermination of troublesome rodents and insects)

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