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