Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb exterminate

2 senses of exterminate

Sense 1
exterminate, kill off -- (kill en masse; kill on a large scale; kill many; "Hitler wanted to exterminate the Jews, Gypsies, Communists, and homosexuals of Europe")
       => kill -- (cause to die; put to death, usually intentionally or knowingly; "This man killed several people when he tried to rob a bank"; "The farmer killed a pig for the holidays")

Sense 2
uproot, eradicate, extirpate, root out, exterminate -- (destroy completely, as if down to the roots; "the vestiges of political democracy were soon uprooted" "root out corruption")
       => destroy, destruct -- (do away with, cause the destruction or undoing of; "The fire destroyed the house")

Antonyms of adj exterminated

1 sense of exterminated

Sense 1
annihilated, exterminated, wiped out (predicate) -- (destroyed completely)

INDIRECT (VIA destroyed) -> preserved -- (kept intact or in a particular condition)

Similarity of adj exterminated

1 sense of exterminated

Sense 1
annihilated, exterminated, wiped out (predicate) -- (destroyed completely)
       => destroyed (vs. preserved) -- (spoiled or ruined or demolished; "war left many cities destroyed"; "Alzheimer's is responsible for her destroyed mind")

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