v. pull up; displace; destroy completely, as if down to the roots; eradicate
They want to uproot the vine that has spread all over the garden.
Sentence in Classic:
The root was black, while the flower was as white as milk; the gods call it Moly, and mortal men cannot uproot it, but the gods can do whatever they like.
Destiny suddenly united and wedded with its irresistible power these two uprooted existences, differing in age, alike in sorrow.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo Context
Of all the strange, uprooted people among the first settlers, those two men were the strangest and the most aloof.
Dantes redoubled his efforts; he seemed like one of the ancient Titans, who uprooted the mountains to hurl against the father of the gods.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context