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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To tear up the roots of, or by the roots; to tear from a foundation; to uproot.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To tear up the roots of, or by the roots; hence, to tear from a foundation; to uproot.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To tear up the roots of; tear up by the roots.
  • Hence To tear from a foundation; loosen or undermine.

Etymologies

dis- +‎ root (Wiktionary)

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