verb (used with object), e·rad·i·cat·ed, e·rad·i·cat·ing.
Origin of eradicate
Examples from the Web for eradicate
We need Obama to follow through on his promise to eradicate it.
It might take us centuries to eradicate the sexism that powers the harassment of women on a cultural level.
First impressions are tough to eradicate—especially in the cutthroat world of Hollywood.Brooklyn Decker on Her ‘Horrible’ Modeling Experiences, Marriage, and Cracking Hollywood|Marlow Stern|April 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Erdogan had announced the move in a speech on Thursday, vowing to “eradicate Twitter.”
“We will eradicate Twitter”, he said during a campaign speech on Thursday.
His skin was so sunbaked as to have changed constitutionally; nothing could ever eradicate that tan.The Return of Dr. Fu-Manchu|Sax Rohmer
We'll have to walk home, unless you two want to wait until I can ride back with Eradicate, and come back on my motor cycle.Tom Swift and his Electric Runabout|Victor Appleton
But all would be well, if we could eradicate abuses and bring out our strength.Mohun, or, The Last Days of Lee and his Paladins|John Esten Cooke
He may, indeed, give up his fatal indulgence; but he has planted the seeds of disease in his body, and no art can eradicate them.A Vindication of England's Policy with Regard to the Opium Trade|Charles Reginald Haines
If you want to eradicate disease, you must stamp out the conditions that breed it.Born Again|Alfred Lawson
Word Origin for eradicate
early 15c., from Latin eradicatus, past participle of eradicare "to root out" (see eradication). Related: Eradicated; eradicating; eradicable.