exterminate - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] 

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/ɪkˈstɜː(r)mɪneɪt/
present tense
I/you/we/theyexterminate
he/she/itexterminates
present participleexterminating
past tenseexterminated
past participleexterminated
  1. to kill all the insects or animals of a particular type in an area
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derived words

extermination

 

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/ɪkˌstɜː(r)mɪˈneɪʃ(ə)n/
noun [countable/uncountable]
singularextermination
pluralexterminations

exterminator

noun [countable]
singularexterminator
pluralexterminators