Deracinate meaning

də-răsə-nāt
To pull out by the roots; uproot.
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To displace from one's native or accustomed environment.
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To pull up by or as by the roots; uproot; eradicate.
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To separate from one's roots or ties, esp. ethnic or national ones.
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To pull up by the roots; to uproot; to extirpate.
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To force (people) from their homeland to a new or foreign location.
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(intransitive) To liberate or be liberated from a culture or its norms.
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Origin of deracinate

  • From French déraciner from Old French desraciner des- de- racine root (from Late Latin rādīcīna) (from Latin rādīx rādīc- wrād- in Indo-European roots)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • French déraciner, from racine (“root”), from Latin radix, radicis (“root”).

    From Wiktionary