verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Related formsup·root·ed·ness, nounup·root·er, noun
Examples from the Web for uproot
Not everyone has the resources to uproot themselves and move to a "right to die" state, as Brittany and her family have done.On Her Own Terms: Why Brittany Maynard Has Chosen to Die|Gene Robinson|October 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
On the bucket of a bulldozer that had been previously used to uproot the trees in Gezi Park it says, “ I am Free!”Smiling Under a Cloud of Tear Gas: Elif Shafak on Istanbul’s Streets|Elif Shafak|June 11, 2013|DAILY BEAST
There was no real reason to leave Austria, Freud believed, so why uproot the entire family?
It would be enormously disruptive, and unpopular, to uproot them over night.Fiscal Cliff Hostage Situation: Should the Rich Get Soaked?|Daniel Gross|November 13, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Nor did these efforts in any way “uproot” or “displace” Palestinian society.
I, a poor being, ought not to try and uproot the powerful oak, whose weight in falling would crush me.The Indian Scout|Gustave Aimard
Was it right to uproot her, to tear her away from everything she knew and loved?The Lost Wagon|James Arthur Kjelgaard
Apparently there was some fixed purpose in his mind now that it would take much to uproot.Jack Harkaway and His Son's Escape From the Brigand's of Greece|Bracebridge Hemyng
It may take the united force of many doctors to uproot this pathological doubt which was implanted so easily and so carelessly.The Nervous Child|Hector Charles Cameron
Go over the border plants and uproot all grass that has secured a foothold there.Amateur Gardencraft|Eben E. Rexford