past tense: uprooted; past participle: uprooted
1. pull (something, especially a tree or plant) out of the ground.
“the elephant’s trunk is powerful enough to uproot trees”
|synonyms:||pull up, root out, rip out; literary deracinate
“don’t uproot the flowers”
2. move (someone) from their home or a familiar location.
“my father traveled constantly and uprooted his family several times”
|synonyms:||displace, expel, drive out, evict, deport
“hundreds of families were uprooted”