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Meaning of UPROOT

Pronunciation:  up'root

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  destroy completely, as if down to the roots; "the vestiges of political democracy were soon uprooted"
  2. [v]  pull up by or as if by the roots; "uproot the vine that has spread all over the garden"
  3. [v]  move (people) forcibly from their homeland into a new and foreign environment; "The war uprooted many people"

UPROOT is a 6 letter word that starts with U.


 Synonyms: deracinate, deracinate, displace, eradicate, exterminate, extirpate, extirpate, root out
 See Also: destroy, destruct, displace, move, place



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Up*root"\, v. t.
To root up; to tear up by the roots, or as if by the roots;
to remove utterly; to eradicate; to extirpate.

      Trees uprooted left their place.         --Dryden.

      At his command the uprooted hills retired. --Milton.

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing uprooted plants in your dream indicates that you are out of balance. You may be feeling disconnected or distant from others. It could represent broken family connections or failed attempts in reestablishing familial ties.