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Synonyms for demolish
dɪˈmɒl ɪʃ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. demolish, destroy(verb)

    defeat soundly and humiliatingly

    "The home team demolished the visitors"

    Synonyms:
    oyster plant, vegetable oyster

  2. devour, demolish, down, consume, go through(verb)

    eat up completely, as with great appetite

    "Some people can down a pound of meat in the course of one meal"; "The teenagers demolished four pizzas among them"

    Synonyms:
    meadow bright, marsh marigold, lizard's-tail, swamp lily, kingcup, water dragon, cowslip

  3. demolish, pulverize, pulverise(verb)

    destroy completely

    "the wrecking ball demolished the building"

    Synonyms:
    birthroot, red trillium, purple trillium, sessile trillium, toadshade

  4. demolish(verb)

    ruin or destroy

    "his book demolishes an old myth"; "demolished my reputation"; "the professor demolished the student's argument"

    Synonyms:
    sitting, academic session, session, school term, seance, academic term

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. demolish

    A building, monument, or other structure is demolished when reduced to a shapeless mass; it is razed when leveled with the ground; it is destroyed when its structural unity is gone, whether or not its component parts remain. An edifice is destroyed by fire or earthquake; it is demolished by bombardment; it is ruined when, by violence or neglect, it has become unfit for human habitation. Compare ABOLISH; BREAK.

    Synonyms:
    destroy, overthrow, overturn, raze, ruin

    Antonyms:
    build, construct, create, make, repair, restore

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. demolish(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    destroy, overthrow, raze, level, ruin, dash to pieces, break to pieces

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. demolish(v)

    Synonyms:
    destroy

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "demolish":

    clobber, destroy, dismantle, demolishes

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  1. New York:

    We need to recognize suicide and self-harm among young New Yorkers as the major public health crisis that it is, demolish the stigma around mental health care, and do everything within our power to help kids who are struggling seek treatment.

  2. Zhang Chaoxia:

    We've heard that tonight, the government is going to dismantle our cross, our hearts are determined not to let them forcibly demolish our cross.

  3. Donald Trump:

    Since right from the moment we announced, radical Democrats launched a disgraceful campaign to resist, obstruct, delay, demolish and destroy, right from the beginning, brett Kavanaugh is a man of great character and intellect.

  4. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Wherever you see a wall, demolish it to broaden the horizons of the world! Wherever you see a tyrant, take him down to increase the light of the world!

  5. Administrative Reforms Minister George Katrougalos:

    While the programme is active until Tuesday, they aren't providing the necessary liquidity for Greek banks just to blackmail and to terrorize us, if we vote a yes, they will demolish pensions, you will have to pay for medicare in public hospitals. When your kids can't go to school you will say' thanks' and they will say' you asked for it'.

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