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The meaning of Destroy


Destroy – definition


End the existence of (something) by damaging or attacking it.

Usage examples:

The room had been destroyed by fire

To damage something, esp. in a violent way, so that it can no longer be used or no longer exists

Usage examples:

You can use a shredder to destroy old bank statements., losing his job seemed to completely destroy…

Destroy translation into English

Destroy: translate from English into Chinese

Translate destroy into Chinese (Simplified)}
破坏, 摧毁, 销毁, 灭, 毁灭, 摧, 毁, 摧残, 歼灭, 击毁, 捣毁, 破, 隳, 击破, 偾, 歼, 残, 堕, 隳脞

Destroy: translate from English into Dutch

Translate destroy into Dutch}
Kapot maken, Vernietigen, Verwoesten, Vernielen, Verdelgen, Uitroeien, Afmaken

Destroy: translate from English into French

Translate destroy into French}
Détruire, Démolir, Ravager, Dévaster, Décimer, Mettre fin à, Fusiller, Se suicider

Destroy: translate from English into German

Translate destroy into German}
Zerstören, Vernichten, Vertilgen, Zunichte machen, Ruinieren, Zugrunde richten, Zertrümmern, Ausrotten, Zerbrechen, Niederreißen, Zu grunde richten, Zerrütten, Umstürzen

Destroy: translate from English into Hindi

Translate destroy into Hindi}
नष्ट करना, नाश करना, मारना, तबाह करना, बरबाद करना, उजाड़ना, विध्वंस करना, ध्वस्त करना, सर्व-नाश कर देना, ख़तम करना, विनष्ट करना, नष्ट कर देना

Destroy: translate from English into Italian

Translate destroy into Italian}
Distruggere, Annientare, Rovinare, Disfare

Destroy: translate from English into Korean

Translate destroy into Korean}
파괴하다, 멸하다, 망치다, 소실시키다, 논파하다, 궤멸시키다

Destroy: translate from English into Russian

Translate destroy into Russian}
Разрушать, Уничтожать, Истреблять, Губить, Крушить, Ломать, Громить, Подрывать, Сводить к нулю, Делать бесполезным

Destroy: translate from English into Spanish

Translate destroy into Spanish}
Destruir, Acabar con, Aniquilar, Matar, Exterminar, Anular, Borrar, Sacrificar, Disipar

Word origin

Middle English: from Old French destruire, based on Latin destruere, from de- (expressing reversal) + struere ‘build’.

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