Definition of Deracinate

1. Verb. Move (people) forcibly from their homeland into a new and foreign environment. "The war uprooted many people"

Exact synonyms: Uproot
Generic synonyms: Displace
Derivative terms: Deracination



2. Verb. Pull up by or as if by the roots. "Uproot the vine that has spread all over the garden"
Exact synonyms: Extirpate, Root Out, Uproot
Specialized synonyms: Stub
Generic synonyms: Displace, Move
Derivative terms: Deracination, Deracination, Extirpation

Definition of Deracinate

1. v. t. To pluck up by the roots; to extirpate.

Definition of Deracinate

1. Verb. To pull up by the roots; to uproot; to extirpate. ¹

2. Verb. To force people from their homeland to a new or foreign location. ¹

3. Verb. To liberate or be liberated from a culture or its norms. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Deracinate

1. [v -NATED, -NATING, -NATES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Deracinate

dequervain dislocation
deques
dequeue
dequeued
dequeues
dequeuing
dequity
der-brain
der-brains
deracemization
deracemizations
deracemize
deracemized
deracemizes
deracemizing
deracinate (current term)
deracinated
deracinates
deracinating
deracination
deracinations
deracine
deracoxib
deradelphus
deradicalisation
deradicalise
deradicalised
deradicalises
deradicalising
deradicalization

Literary usage of Deracinate

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1. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares (1859)
"While that the coulter rust* That should deracinate sueh savag'ry. lien. V, v, 2. Divert, and crack, rend and deracinate The unity and married ..."

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