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KK Pronunciation

〔 ʌpˋrut 〕


〔 ʌpˊruːt 〕

Overview of verb uproot

The verb uproot has 3 senses

  • uproot, deracinate -- (move (people) forcibly from their homeland into a new and foreign environment; "The war uprooted many people")

  • uproot, eradicate, extirpate, root out, exterminate -- (destroy completely, as if down to the roots; "the vestiges of political democracy were soon uprooted" "root out corruption")

  • uproot, extirpate, deracinate, root out -- (pull up by or as if by the roots; "uproot the vine that has spread all over the garden")