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English verb: deracinate

1. deracinate (social) move (people) forcibly from their homeland into a new and foreign environment

SamplesThe war uprooted many people.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)displace

2. deracinate (contact) pull up by or as if by the roots

SamplesUproot the vine that has spread all over the garden.

Synonymsextirpate, root out, uproot

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)displace, move

Narrower (hyponym)stub

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