Synonyms of exterminate in English:


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1‘the invaders intended simply to exterminate any natives they found’

kill, put to death, do to death, do away with, put an end to, finish off, take the life of, end the life of, get rid of, dispatch
slaughter, butcher, massacre, wipe out, mow down, shoot down, cut down, put to the sword, send to the gas chambers, ethnically cleanse, destroy, eliminate, eradicate, annihilate, extirpate
murder, assassinate, execute
informal bump off, knock off, polish off, do in, top, take out, snuff out, erase, croak, stiff, zap, blow away, blow someone's brains out, give someone the works
North American informal ice, off, rub out, waste, whack, smoke, scrag
North American euphemistic terminate with extreme prejudice
literary slay