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The meaning of Demolish


Demolish – definition


Pull or knock down (a building).

Usage examples:

The house was demolished to make way for the shopping centre

To completely destroy buildings or other structures

Usage examples:

Most of the town was demolished by the tornado., they demolished the old school to build a new one.

Demolish translation into English

Demolish: translate from English into Chinese

Translate demolish into Chinese (Simplified)}
拆除, 爆破, 拆毁, 拆, 捣毁, 残

Demolish: translate from English into Dutch

Translate demolish into Dutch}
Slopen, Vernietigen, Afbreken, Omverwerpen, Afgeven op, Afkammen

Demolish: translate from English into French

Translate demolish into French}
Démolir, Détruire, Abattre, Démanteler, Anéantir, Liquider, Dévorer, Démentir

Demolish: translate from English into German

Translate demolish into German}
Zerstören, Abreißen, Niederreißen, Abbrechen, Vertilgen, Verdrücken, Verputzen

Demolish: translate from English into Hindi

Translate demolish into Hindi}
ध्वस्त, गिराना, ध्वस्त करना, बरबाद कर देना, समाप्त करना, तबाह कर देना, नाश करना, ढाना, निगाल जाना, नष्ट करना, बरबाद करना, तबाह करना, धूल में मिलाना, तो़हना, धराशायी करना

Demolish: translate from English into Italian

Translate demolish into Italian}
Demolire, Abbattere, Smontare, Rovinare

Demolish: translate from English into Korean

Translate demolish into Korean}
헐다, 모조리 먹어 치우다, 파괴하다

Demolish: translate from English into Russian

Translate demolish into Russian}
Разрушать, Сносить, Уничтожать, Разбивать, Опровергать, Съедать, Обрушивать

Demolish: translate from English into Spanish

Translate demolish into Spanish}
Demoler, Derribar, Destruir, Abatir, Devorar, Zamparse, Aterrar

Word origin

mid 16th century: from French démoliss-, lengthened stem of démolir, from Latin demoliri, from de- (expressing reversal) + moliri ‘construct’ (from moles ‘mass’).

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