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Synonyms for uproot

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Synonyms for uproot

move (people) forcibly from their homeland into a new and foreign environment


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destroy completely, as if down to the roots

pull up by or as if by the roots

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The uprooting of olive trees by the IDF and by settlers is done to protect the settlers, since they are supposedly used to protect gunmen or stone-throwers.
The uprooting of olive trees by the Israel Defence Forces and by settlers are done to protect the settlers, since they are supposedly used to protect gunmen or stone throwers.
The villagers reproached the gendarmes who arrived at the scene after the uprooting of the trees.
Uprooting the olive trees and the possible resumption of uprooting has taken place although the Israel court made its ruling and gave the farmers the right to handle their properties in the manner they desire," he said.
UPM is the first user of a new uprooting method for the mechanical cleaning of sapling stands.
22 ( ANI ): Israel will not be uprooting the magnolia tree planted by President Barack Obama at the residence of Israeli President Shimon Peres.
Village elders council chief, Nu'man Hamadan said that a gang of Israeli settlers escorted by Israeli occupation forces and heavy vehicles stormed into a plot of land which belongs to a Palestinian owner with an estimated space of 15 acres and began uprooting 200 olive trees, stole the trees and uploaded them in trucks and demolished supportive walls and bulldozed highlands to the west of the Palestinian village.
Phil McGurran, manager of the Ormeau Road pub, said: "The trail of soil went up the street to where he lived and he was captured uprooting the plants on our CCTV camera.
HYDERABAD, April 24, 2010 (Balochistan Times): The uprooting of eight electric poles, connected with three 11 KV Feeders has caused severe power breakdown in a vast area of Hyderabad City, Latifabad and Qasimabad Talukas from early hours.
Two farmers from the Jahran district, Dhamar governorate, 70 km to the south of the capital Sana'a, took the initiative of uprooting qat in their lands and replacing them with potatoes, fruits as well as wheat.
I do wonder what is the point of throwing away millions more in a bid to resuscitate the North East, when our own local firms are uprooting our own factories and going abroad.
Reacting to the new US Afghanistan policy the Foreign office spokesman in a statement said Pakistan is committed to uprooting terrorism from our region and in advancing the cause of peace and stability in Afghanistan.
Changes include the uprooting of unprofitable vineyards in return for compensation, in a bid to ensure that only the most competitive units remain and that the volume of production is not excessive.
Local church officials say the uprooting is part of a general makeover of the plaza and not solely for the papal visit.
Sometimes, when I'm weeding, the simple action of plunging the fork into the earth, uprooting the plant, and shaking loose the soil that clings to its roots is very soothing.