HyperDic: exterminate

English > 2 senses of the word exterminate:
VERBcontactexterminate, kill offkill en masse
creationexterminate, uproot, eradicate, extirpate, root outdestroy completely, as if down to the roots
exterminate > pronunciation
Rhymesabate ... welterweight: 559 rhymes with eyt...
English > exterminate: 2 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningkill en masse; kill on a large scale; kill many.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
ModelThey want to exterminate the prisoners
Example"Hitler wanted to exterminate the Jews, Gypsies, Communists, and homosexuals of Europe"
Synonymkill off
BroaderkillCause to die
Spanisherradicar, exterminar
Nounsexterminatorsomeone who exterminates (especially someone whose occupation is the extermination of troublesome rodents and insects)
English > exterminate: 2 senses > verb 2, creation
MeaningDestroy completely, as if down to the roots.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymsuproot, eradicate, extirpate, root out
Broaderdestroy, destructDo away with, cause the destruction or undoing of
Spanishdesarraigar, erradicar, exterminar, extirpar
Catalandesarrelar, erradicar, exterminar, extirpar

©2001-22 · HyperDic hyper-dictionary · Contact

English | Spanish | Catalan
Privacy | Robots

Valid XHTML 1.0 Strict