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1. extirpate

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

Synonyms

  • uproot
  • destroy
  • root out
  • exterminate
  • destruct

Antonyms

  • back
  • hire
  • descend
  • linger

Etymology

  • exstirpo (Latin)

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Rhymes with Extirpate

  • anticipate
  • constipate
  • dissipate
  • emancipate
  • syncopate

How do you pronounce extirpate?

Pronounce extirpate as ˈɛkstərˌpeɪt.

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Sentences with extirpate


1. Verb, base form
Be prepared to seek more specific treatment to extirpate the disease or parasite plaguing your aquarium.

Quotes about extirpate


1. I had not intended to love him; the reader knows I had wrought hard to extirpate from my soul the germs of love there detected; and now, at the first renewed view of him, they spontaneously revived, great and strong! He made me love him without looking at me.
- Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre

2. extirpate

verb. ['ˈɛkstɝˌpeɪt'] surgically remove (an organ).

Synonyms

  • withdraw
  • take
  • take away

Antonyms

  • raise
  • assemble
  • repair
  • push

Etymology

  • exstirpo (Latin)

3. extirpate

verb. ['ˈɛkstɝˌpeɪt'] pull up by or as if by the roots.

Synonyms

  • root out
  • deracinate
  • displace
  • move
  • stub

Antonyms

  • unwind
  • arrange
  • stay in place
  • disengage

Etymology

  • exstirpo (Latin)
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