To eradicate is defined as to completely destroy or wipe something out.(verb)
An example of to eradicate is what an exterminator does to the fleas in your house.
The definition of eradicate is to pull something out by the roots.(verb)
An example of to eradicate is to take out all the dandelions from a garden.
See eradicate in Webster's New World College Dictionary
See eradicate in American Heritage Dictionary 4
transitive verb e·rad·i·cat·ed, e·rad·i·cat·ing, e·rad·i·cates
Origin: Middle English eradicaten
Origin: , from Latin ērādīcāre, ērādīcāt-
Origin: : ē-, ex-, ex-
Origin: + rādīx, rādīc-, root; see wrād- in Indo-European roots.
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