Eradicate vs Outroot - What's the difference?

eradicate | outroot |


In transitive terms the difference between eradicate and outroot

is that eradicate is to completely destroy; to reduce to nothing radically; to put an end to; to extirpate while outroot is to eradicate; to extirpate.

eradicate

English

Verb

(eradicat)
  • To pull up by the roots; to uproot.
  • To completely destroy; to reduce to nothing radically; to put an end to; to extirpate.
  • Small pox was globally eradicated in 1980

    Synonyms

    * (to pull up by the roots): root up, uproot * (to completely destroy): annihilate, exterminate, extirpate * See also

    Antonyms

    * radicate

    outroot

    English

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To eradicate; to extirpate.
  • (Webster 1913)