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1. eradicate

verb. ['ɪˈrædəˌkeɪt'] kill in large numbers.

Synonyms

  • eliminate
  • decimate
  • kill
  • carry off
  • wipe out
  • annihilate

Antonyms

  • ignite
  • begin
  • keep down
  • necessitate

Etymology

  • eradicatus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Eradicate

  • abdicate
  • adjudicate
  • advocate
  • aguacate
  • allocate
  • aluminosilicate
  • authenticate
  • bifurcate
  • bifurcate
  • cheapskate
  • communicate
  • complicate
  • confiscate
  • dedicate
  • deprecate
  • domesticate
  • duplicate
  • educate
  • educate
  • equivocate

How do you spell eradicate? Is it erradicate ?

A common misspelling of eradicate is erradicate

Example sentences of the word eradicate


1. Verb, base form
If the plant is growing in areas where your dog regularly spends time, take steps to eradicate it.

Quotes containing the word eradicate


1. Prejudices, it is well known, are most difficult to eradicate from the heart whose soil has never been loosened or fertilised by education: they grow there, firm as weeds among stones.
- Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre

2. And so even the righteous heart is besieged by the blinding light of false knowledge. Falsity is like an ocean that presses around solitary moments of truth, treatening to overwhelm or blind the seekers of knowledge, to eradicate them in an instant of self-deceiving brilliance.Knowledge is power; it guards our souls - guard it well.
- C.S. Goto

3. Hate [10w] Love cannot hate eradicate ~only a more ruthless hate can.
- Beryl Dov

2. eradicate

verb. ['ɪˈrædəˌkeɪt'] destroy completely, as if down to the roots.

Synonyms

  • extirpate
  • destroy
  • root out
  • exterminate
  • destruct

Antonyms

  • switch on
  • add
  • arrive
  • bring

Etymology

  • eradicatus (Latin)
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