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Definition of Eradicate

Eradicate

  1. To pluck up by the roots; to root up; as, an oak tree eradicated.
  2. To root out; to destroy utterly; to extirpate; as, to eradicate diseases, or errors.

Eradicate Quotations

No amount of cajolery, and no attempts at ethical or social seduction, can eradicate from my heart a deep burning hatred for the Tory Party. So far as I am concerned they are lower than vermin.
Aneurin Bevan

For me, an area of moral clarity is: you're in front of someone who's suffering and you have the tools at your disposal to alleviate that suffering or even eradicate it, and you act.
Paul Farmer

Let both sides seek to invoke the wonders of science instead of its terrors. Together let us explore the stars, conquer the deserts, eradicate disease, tap the ocean depths, and encourage the arts and commerce.
John F. Kennedy

Prejudices, it is well known, are most difficult to eradicate from the heart whose soil has never been loosened or fertilized by education; they grow firm there, firm as weeds among stones.
Charlotte Bronte

I think there are universal principles that we should want to understand, but that are not necessarily good for us. We could recognise universal propensities which current cultures can't fully eradicate, which we would want to eradicate if we could. Let's say, a tendency for tribal violence. Or racism.
Sam Harris
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Eradicate Translations

eradicate in Dutch is ontwortelen
eradicate in French is rayonnons, rayonnez, arracher, rayonnent
eradicate in German is ausrotten
eradicate in Norwegian is utrydde
eradicate in Spanish is erradicar
eradicate in Swedish is utrota