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destroy

synonym (synonym of destroy)

  • (verb.creation)
    do away with, cause the destruction or undoing of (verb.creation)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    destroy completely; damage irreparably (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.competition)
    defeat soundly (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    put (an animal) to death (verb.contact)
     

hypernym (destroy IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • defeat soundly (verb.competition)
    win a victory over (verb.competition)
     
  • do away with, cause the destruction or undoing of (verb.creation)
    deprive of certain characteristics (verb.creation)
     
  • put (an animal) to death (verb.contact)
    cause to die; put to death, usually intentionally or knowingly (verb.contact)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF destroy relation)

  • defeat soundly (verb.competition)
    overthrow or destroy (something considered evil or harmful) (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.competition)
    engulf and destroy (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.competition)
    defeat totally (verb.competition)
     
  • destroy completely; damage irreparably (verb.contact)
    destroy by fire (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    cause extensive destruction or ruin utterly (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    make a pillaging or destructive raid on (a place), as in wartimes (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.cognition)
    find a flaw in (verb.cognition)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    ruin completely (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    destroy wantonly, as through acts of vandalism (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    destroy completely or make ugly or useless (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.creation)
    destroy completely (verb.creation)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    overcome or destroy (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.creation)
    destroy completely (verb.creation)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    destroy and strip of its possession (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    destroy by exploding (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.creation)
    destroy completely (verb.creation)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    destroy a ship (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    smash or break forcefully (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    open violently (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    wear or destroy by the force of water (verb.contact)
     
  • do away with, cause the destruction or undoing of (verb.creation)
    destroy a vitally essential quality of or in (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    terminate, end, or take out (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.creation)
    do away with oneself or itself (verb.creation)
     
  • (verb.creation)
    destroy (one's own missile or rocket) (verb.creation)
     
  • (verb.creation)
    put an end to (verb.creation)
     
  • (verb.creation)
    interrupt, break, or destroy (verb.creation)
     
  • (verb.creation)
    eliminate completely and without a trace (verb.creation)
     
  • (verb.creation)
    destroy by firepower, such as an enemy's line of communication (verb.creation)
     
  • (verb.creation)
    destroy completely (verb.creation)
     
  • (verb.creation)
    take apart into its constituent pieces (verb.creation)
     
  • (verb.creation)
    tear down so as to make flat with the ground (verb.creation)
     
  • (verb.creation)
    destroy completely, as if down to the roots (verb.creation)
     
  • (verb.creation)
    bring into a condition of decay or partial ruin by neglect or misuse (verb.creation)
     
  • (verb.creation)
    destroy the myelin sheath of (verb.creation)
     

derivation (.... is derived from destroy)

  • defeat soundly (verb.competition)
    the act of demolishing (noun.act)
     
  • destroy completely; damage irreparably (verb.contact)
    the termination of something by causing so much damage to it that it cannot be repaired or no longer exists (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    destruction achieved by causing something to be wrecked or ruined (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a small fast lightly armored but heavily armed warship (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.event)
    an event (or the result of an event) that completely destroys something (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.event)
    an event that results in destruction (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a person who destroys or ruins or lays waste to (noun.person)
     
  • (adj.all)
    easily destroyed (adj.all)
     
  • do away with, cause the destruction or undoing of (verb.creation)
    causing destruction or much damage (adj.all)
     
synonym hypernym hyponym derivation destruct ruin demolish put down defeat get the better of overcome kill undo unmake smash swallow cut to ribbons burn desolate devastate demolition destruction laying waste ruin destroyer guided missile destroyer

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