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de·rac·i·nate

 (də-răs′ə-nāt′)
tr.v. de·rac·i·nat·ed, de·rac·i·nat·ing, de·rac·i·nates
1. To pull out by the roots; uproot.
2. To displace from one's native or accustomed environment.

[From French déraciner, from Old French desraciner : des-, de- + racine, root (from Late Latin rādīcīna, from Latin rādīx, rādīc-; see wrād- in Indo-European roots).]

de·rac′i·na′tion n.

deracinate

(dɪˈræsɪˌneɪt)
vb (tr)
1. to pull up by or as if by the roots; uproot; extirpate
2. to remove, as from a natural environment
[C16: from Old French desraciner, from des- dis-1 + racine root, from Late Latin rādīcīna a little root, from Latin rādīx a root]
deˌraciˈnation n

de•rac•i•nate

(dɪˈræs əˌneɪt)

v.t. -nat•ed, -nat•ing.
to uproot; displace.
[1590–1600; < French déracin(er) (dé- dis-1 + -raciner, v. derivative of racine root < Late Latin rādīcīna for Latin rādīx) + -ate1]
de•rac`i•na′tion, n.

deracinate

- "To pluck or tear up by the roots," from Latin racine, "root."
See also related terms for tear.

deracinate


Past participle: deracinated
Gerund: deracinating

Imperative
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Present
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we deracinate
you deracinate
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Preterite
I deracinated
you deracinated
he/she/it deracinated
we deracinated
you deracinated
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Present Continuous
I am deracinating
you are deracinating
he/she/it is deracinating
we are deracinating
you are deracinating
they are deracinating
Present Perfect
I have deracinated
you have deracinated
he/she/it has deracinated
we have deracinated
you have deracinated
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Past Continuous
I was deracinating
you were deracinating
he/she/it was deracinating
we were deracinating
you were deracinating
they were deracinating
Past Perfect
I had deracinated
you had deracinated
he/she/it had deracinated
we had deracinated
you had deracinated
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Future
I will deracinate
you will deracinate
he/she/it will deracinate
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you will deracinate
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Future Perfect
I will have deracinated
you will have deracinated
he/she/it will have deracinated
we will have deracinated
you will have deracinated
they will have deracinated
Future Continuous
I will be deracinating
you will be deracinating
he/she/it will be deracinating
we will be deracinating
you will be deracinating
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Present Perfect Continuous
I have been deracinating
you have been deracinating
he/she/it has been deracinating
we have been deracinating
you have been deracinating
they have been deracinating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been deracinating
you will have been deracinating
he/she/it will have been deracinating
we will have been deracinating
you will have been deracinating
they will have been deracinating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been deracinating
you had been deracinating
he/she/it had been deracinating
we had been deracinating
you had been deracinating
they had been deracinating
Conditional
I would deracinate
you would deracinate
he/she/it would deracinate
we would deracinate
you would deracinate
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Past Conditional
I would have deracinated
you would have deracinated
he/she/it would have deracinated
we would have deracinated
you would have deracinated
they would have deracinated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.deracinate - move (people) forcibly from their homeland into a new and foreign environmentderacinate - move (people) forcibly from their homeland into a new and foreign environment; "The war uprooted many people"
displace - cause to move, usually with force or pressure; "the refugees were displaced by the war"
2.deracinate - pull up by or as if by the rootsderacinate - pull up by or as if by the roots; "uproot the vine that has spread all over the garden"
stub - pull up (weeds) by their roots
move, displace - cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense; "Move those boxes into the corner, please"; "I'm moving my money to another bank"; "The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant"