up·root verb \(ˌ)əp-ˈrüt, -ˈru̇t\
: to pull (a plant and its root) completely out of the ground
: to remove (something) completely
: to make (someone) leave home and move to a different place
: to remove as if by pulling up
: to pull up by the roots
: to displace from a country or traditional habitat
— up·root·ed·ness noun
— up·root·er noun
Examples of UPROOT
- Many trees were uprooted by the storm.
- Will we ever be able to uproot racial prejudice?
- Taking the job would mean uprooting my family.
First Known Use of UPROOT
Rhymes with UPROOT
, board foot
, cube root
, hard put
, on foot
, prop root
, shot put
, square root
, trench foot
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