Warning: mysql_numrows(): supplied argument is not a valid MySQL result resource in /home/kidsnetau/dictionary_content.txt on line 15

Dictionary

  Definition of destroy
  1. defeat soundly; "The home team demolished the visitors"
  2. as of animals; "The customs agents destroyed the dog that was found to be rabid"
  3. destroy completely; damage irreparably; "You have ruined my car by pouring sugar in the tank!"; "The tears ruined her make-up"
  4. do away with, cause the destruction or undoing of; "The fire destroyed the house"
Similar Words: demolish, ruin, destruct

 

Hyponyms: smash, swallow, cut to ribbons, burn, fire, burn down, lay waste to, waste, devastate, desolate, ravage, scourge, harry, break, bust, vandalize, vandalise, do a job on, subvert, get, devour, rape, spoil, despoil, violate, plunder, explode, consume, shipwreck, bust up, wreck, wrack, kick in, kick down, wash out, kill, eliminate, get rid of, do away with, self-destruct, self-destroy, destruct, end, fracture, wipe out, sweep away, interdict, demolish, pulverize, pulverise, disassemble, dismantle, take apart, break up, break apart, level, raze, rase, tear down, take down, pull down, uproot, eradicate, extirpate, exterminate, dilapidate, demyelinate

 

Derivational Morphology: demolition, laying waste, ruin, ruining, ruination, wrecking, destroyer, ruiner, undoer, waster, uprooter, destruction, wipeout, devastation, guided missile destroyer

 

Language Translations:
Arabic: ً   Bosnian: uništiti  
Chinese: 破坏   Croatian: uništiti  
Dutch: vernietigen   Finnish: tuhota  
French: détruire   German: zerstören  
Hebrew: להרוס   Italian: distruggere  
Japanese: 破壊する   Kurdish: ruxandin  
Russian: разрушать   Serbian: uništiti  
Slovene: uničiti   Spanish: destruir  
Swedish: förstöra   Turkish: yok etmek  
 
  Search Dictionary

Search the meaning/definition of over one hundred thousand words!
 
 
  
  Random Word
sanicle means a plant of the genus Sanicula having palmately compound leaves and unisexual flowers in panicled umbels followed by bristly fruit; reputed to have healing ... more
 
  Find words starting with:
   
A
B
C
   
D
E
F
   
G
H
I
   
J
K
L
   
M
N
O
   
P
Q
R
   
S
T
U
   
V
W
X
   
Y
Z