root out[ root, roo t ]SEE DEFINITION OF root out
Synonyms for root out
- black out
- knock out
- wash out
- wipe out
- blot out
- blue pencil
- do in
- finish off
- knock off
- mark out
- rub off
- rub out
- shoot down
- take apart
- take out
- wipe off face of earth
Antonyms for root out
- leave alone
- set up
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ROOT OUT
It is not possible to root out their prejudices, or correct their ill habits.
It contained a clause, that the King should root out heretics.
By no other means can we root out for ever the hopes of our enemies.
They want to root out the whole lot of us, why, then, should we have mercy on them?
Root out the love of self, as you might the autumn lotus with your hand.
Now, see how you can root out the earth with that stick and your hands.
Indeed, I fear that nothing can root out entirely this class in Russia.
We have raised our standard higher, and wish to root out all the weeds.
Use all your wisdom and diligence to root out the sin of pride.
It did not root out Shintoism, it simply overwhelmed and absorbed it.