Extirpated vs Extirp - What's the difference?

extirpated | extirp |


As verbs the difference between extirpated and extirp

is that extirpated is (extirpate) while extirp is (obsolete) to extirpate.

As a adjective extirpated

is (of a species) locally extinct (though alive elsewhere).

extirpated

English

Verb

(head)
  • (extirpate)
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • (of a species) Locally extinct (though alive elsewhere).
  • extirp

    English

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • (obsolete) To extirpate.
  • It is impossible to extirp it quite, friar. — Shakespeare.
    (Webster 1913)