Translation of "uproot" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /ʌpˈruːt/ us

to pull a plant including its roots out of the ground

arrancar de raíz
Hundreds of mature trees were uprooted in the storm.

to remove a person from their home or usual environment

The war has uprooted nearly two thirds of the country’s population.

(Translation of “uproot” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /apˈruːt/

to pull (a plant etc) out of the earth with the roots

desarraigar, arrancar
I uprooted the weeds and burnt them.

(Translation of “uproot” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)