Definitions of uproot:
  • verb:   pull up by or as if by the roots
    Example: "Uproot the vine that has spread all over the garden"
  • verb:   destroy completely, as if down to the roots
    Example: "The vestiges of political democracy were soon uprooted"
  • verb:   move (people) forcibly from their homeland into a new and foreign environment
    Example: "The war uprooted many people"

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