[ verb ] pull up by or as if by the roots


"uproot the vine that has spread all over the garden"

Used in print

(Robert L. Duncan, The Voice of Strangers....)

He wanted desperately to see Kayabashi defeated , the Communists in the village rooted_out , the mission standing triumphant , for in the triumph of the Lord he himself would be triumphant , too .

Related terms

move deracination