What are some alternative words for mutilate?

Synonyms for mutilate
ˈmyut lˌeɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. mutilate, mangle, cut up(verb)

    destroy or injure severely

    "The madman mutilates art work"

    Synonyms:
    maul, cut up, compartmentalize, hack, compartmentalise, mar, murder, carve, mangle

  2. mangle, mutilate, murder(verb)

    alter so as to make unrecognizable

    "The tourists murdered the French language"

    Synonyms:
    polish off, maul, slay, cut up, dispatch, mar, off, remove, hit, bump off, murder, mangle

  3. mutilate, mar(verb)

    destroy or injure severely

    "mutilated bodies"

    Synonyms:
    mar, impair, cut up, spoil, vitiate, deflower, murder, mangle

Wiktionary

  1. mutilate(verb)

    Synonyms:
    mangle, maim

  2. mutilate(verb)

    To physically harm as to impair use, notably by cutting off or otherwise disabling a vital part, such as a limb.

    Synonyms:
    maim, mangle

  3. mutilate(verb)

    To destroy beyond recognition.

    Synonyms:
    maim, mangle

  4. mutilate(verb)

    To render imperfect.

    Synonyms:
    maim, mangle

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. mutilate

    Synonyms:
    intercede, interpose

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. mutilate(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    disfigure, maim, cripple

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. mutilate(v)

    Synonyms:
    maim, dismember, mangle

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "mutilate":

    maim

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How to use mutilate in a sentence?

  1. Slogan of the Free Speech Movement, 1964.:

    I am a student. Please do not fold, spindle, or mutilate me.

  2. Matt Zeller:

    Our Afghan and Iraqi combat translators have been left to die, the Taliban, Daesh [ ISIS ], Al Qaeda, and our other enemies do not have an amnesty or reconciliation program. They have one punishment for ‘ collaboration with the infidels ’ -- death. A brutal horrible death. They mutilate their victims. They rape their victims and their families in front of each other and then kill them. The worst deaths imaginable.


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