extirpate

Overthrow vs Extirpate - What's the difference?

overthrow | extirpate | Related terms |

Overthrow is a related term of extirpate.


In lang=en terms the difference between overthrow and extirpate

is that overthrow is to bring about the downfall of (a government, etc), especially by force while extirpate is to surgically remove.

As verbs the difference between overthrow and extirpate

is that overthrow is to throw down to the ground, to overturn or overthrow can be (intransitive) to throw (something) so that it goes too far while extirpate is (obsolete) to clear an area of roots and stumps.

As a noun overthrow

is a removal, especially of a ruler or government, by force or threat of force or overthrow can be (sports) a throw that goes too far.

Extirpate vs Slay - What's the difference?

extirpate | slay | Related terms |

Extirpate is a related term of slay.


As verbs the difference between extirpate and slay

is that extirpate is (obsolete) to clear an area of roots and stumps while slay is to kill, murder.

Extirpate vs Kill - What's the difference?

extirpate | kill | Related terms |

Extirpate is a related term of kill.


In lang=en terms the difference between extirpate and kill

is that extirpate is to surgically remove while kill is to force a company out of business.

As verbs the difference between extirpate and kill

is that extirpate is (obsolete) to clear an area of roots and stumps while kill is to put to death; to extinguish the life of.

As a noun kill is

the act of killing or kill can be a creek; a body of water; a channel or arm of the sea or kill can be a kiln.

Mitigate vs Extirpate - What's the difference?

mitigate | extirpate |


In lang=en terms the difference between mitigate and extirpate

is that mitigate is to downplay while extirpate is to surgically remove.

As verbs the difference between mitigate and extirpate

is that mitigate is to reduce, lessen, or decrease while extirpate is (obsolete) to clear an area of roots and stumps.

Extinct vs Extirpate - What's the difference?

extinct | extirpate |


As an adjective extinct

is (dated) extinguished, no longer alight (of fire, candles etc).

As a verb extirpate is

(obsolete) to clear an area of roots and stumps.

Expostulate vs Extirpate - What's the difference?

expostulate | extirpate |


As verbs the difference between expostulate and extirpate

is that expostulate is to protest or remonstrate; to reason earnestly with a person on some impropriety of conduct while extirpate is (obsolete) to clear an area of roots and stumps.

Wipeout vs Extirpate - What's the difference?

wipeout | extirpate |


As a noun wipeout

is the action of the verb "wipe out".

As a verb extirpate is

(obsolete) to clear an area of roots and stumps.

Eliminate vs Extirpate - What's the difference?

eliminate | extirpate |


As verbs the difference between eliminate and extirpate

is that eliminate is
to completely destroy (something) so that it no longer exists
while extirpate is (obsolete) to clear an area of roots and stumps.

Extirpate vs Inveterate - What's the difference?

extirpate | inveterate |


In obsolete|lang=en terms the difference between extirpate and inveterate

is that extirpate is (obsolete) to clear an area of roots and stumps while inveterate is (obsolete) to fix and settle by long continuance; to entrench.

As verbs the difference between extirpate and inveterate

is that extirpate is (obsolete) to clear an area of roots and stumps while inveterate is (obsolete) to fix and settle by long continuance; to entrench.

As an adjective inveterate is

old; firmly established by long continuance; of long standing; obstinately deep-rooted; as, an inveterate disease; an inveterate habit.

Extirpate vs Wipe - What's the difference?

extirpate | wipe |


In obsolete|lang=en terms the difference between extirpate and wipe

is that extirpate is (obsolete) to clear an area of roots and stumps while wipe is (obsolete) to cheat; to defraud; to trick; usually followed by out .

In lang=en terms the difference between extirpate and wipe

is that extirpate is to surgically remove while wipe is to remove by rubbing; to rub off; to obliterate; usually followed by away'', ''off'', or ''out .

As verbs the difference between extirpate and wipe

is that extirpate is (obsolete) to clear an area of roots and stumps while wipe is to move an object over, maintaining contact, with the intention of removing some substance from the surface (cf rub).

As a noun wipe is

the act of wiping something or wipe can be the lapwing.

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