This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience. Learn more

Another word for exterminate

a-z
Verb
  1. To destroy all traces of

Another word for exterminate

Verb

Synonym Study

  • Extirpate and eradicate both suggest the extinction or abolition of something, extirpate implying destruction at the very source, often through the loss or removal of conditions necessary for survival, and eradicate connoting less violence and, often, the working of natural processes or a methodical plan
  • Exterminate implies the complete, wholesale destruction of things or living beings whose existence is considered undesirable