Extirpate vs Outroot - What's the difference?

extirpate | outroot |


In lang=en terms the difference between extirpate and outroot

is that extirpate is to surgically remove while outroot is to eradicate; to extirpate.

As verbs the difference between extirpate and outroot

is that extirpate is (obsolete) to clear an area of roots and stumps while outroot is to eradicate; to extirpate.

extirpate

English

Verb

(extirpat)
  • (obsolete) To clear an area of roots and stumps.
  • To pull up by the roots; uproot.
  • To destroy completely; to annihilate.
  • To surgically remove.
  • Synonyms

    * (to pull up by the roots) uproot, eradicate, extricate, deracinate * (to destroy completely) annihilate, destroy, eradicate, exterminate * (to surgically remove) excise * See also

    outroot

    English

    Verb

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