- vt. 根除；根绝；消灭
kill in large numbers;
"the plague wiped out an entire population"
destroy completely, as if down to the roots;
"the vestiges of political democracy were soon uprooted"
"root out corruption"
- He eradicated weeds in his garden.
- They attempted to eradicate crime.
- The disease has now been successfully eradicated from the world.
- Smallpox has almost been eradicated.
The Government has a fundamental..interest in eradicating racial discrimination in education.出自：New York Times