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    deracinate

    deracinate - Dictionary definition and meaning for word deracinate

    Definition
    (verb) move (people) forcibly from their homeland into a new and foreign environment
    Synonyms : uproot
    Example Sentence
    • The war uprooted many people
    Definition
    (verb) pull up by or as if by the roots
    Synonyms : extirpate , root out , uproot
    Example Sentence
    • uproot the vine that has spread all over the garden
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for deracinate

deracinate= de ( take away / remove) + raci( human race) + nate ( native land). so ... to deracinate is to remove a race from native land

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