to destroy or get rid of completelybattling to eradicate illnesses such as malaria and tetanus
The Act has not eliminated discrimination in employment.
Most of her fears have been removed.
They could destroy the enemy in days rather than weeks.
get rid of,
They voted to abolish the death penalty.
They are desperate to erase the memory of their defeat.
a crusade to excise racist and sexist references in newspapers
The message extinguished her hopes of seeing her friend any time soon.
obliterate, , ,
I would like to obliterate the memory of what just occurred.
The army was annihilated.
put paid to, ,
an attempt to efface the memory of their previous failures
A huge effort was made to exterminate the rats.
The experience was something he had tried to expunge from his memory.
The Romans wished to extirpate Druidism in Britain.
wipe from the face of the earth
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in the sense of abolish
to do away with (laws, regulations, or customs)They voted to abolish the death penalty.
do away with,
get rid of,
put an end to,
bring to an end,
kennet (Australian, slang),
jeff (Australian, slang)
in the sense of annihilate
to destroy (a place or a group of people) completelyThe army was annihilated.
Video: pronunciation of 'eradicate'
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