verb (used with object), ex·tir·pat·ed, ex·tir·pat·ing.
Words nearby extirpate
Origin of extirpate
OTHER WORDS FROM extirpateex·tir·pa·tion, nounex·tir·pa·tive, adjectiveex·tir·pa·tor, nounun·ex·tir·pat·ed, adjective
Examples from the Web for extirpated
Government activism on behalf of the common man was an unforgivable sin to be extirpated from the body politic.The South Has Indeed Risen Again and It’s Called the Tea Party|Jack Schwartz|December 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The majority accordingly converted, the obstinate were extirpated.
A vice like opium-smoking may be extirpated, but only after years of struggle.Changing China|William Gascoyne-Cecil
The deer have not yet been extirpated, for often and again I saw their tracks in the snow along the banks of the railway.A Boy's Voyage Round the World|The Son of Samuel Smiles