- (transitive) To damage beyond use or repair.</div>
- (intransitive) To cause destruction.
- (transitive) To neutralize, undo a property or condition.
- (transitive) To put down or euthanize.
- (colloquial) (transitive) To defeat soundly.
- (computing) (transitive) To remove data.
Adverbs for Destroy
indiscriminately; consequently; lawlessly; practically; remorselessly; deliberately; inevitably; mercilessly; incalculably; deliberately; wantonly; ruthlessly; partially; foolishly; irreparably; frequently; simultaneously; eternally; ultimately; unwittingly; rigorously; utterly; effectually; thoughtlessly; universally; mutually; eventually;
Synonyms for Destroy
Antonyms of Destroy
exterminate, extinguish, extirpate, finish, finish off, fix, flummox, foil, frustrate, get into trouble, go on, gobble, gobble up, gut, gut with fire, hammer, harass, harm, havoc, hex, hide, hors de combat, hurt, immolate, impair, incinerate, infect, injure, interfere with, jinx, kill, knock the chocks, lambaste, lather, launch into eternity, lay in ruins, lay waste, lick, liquidate, loot, lynch, make away with, maltreat, mangle, mar, martyr, martyrize, maul, menace, mistreat, molest, mug, mutilate, negate, neutralize, nonplus, nullify, outclass, outdo, outfight, outgeneral, outmaneuver, outpoint, outrage, outrun, outsail, outshine, overthrow, overturn, perplex, persecute, pillage, play havoc with, play hob with, poison, pollute, prejudice, pull down, pulverize, purge, put, put away, put down, put to death, put to sleep, quench, rage, ramp, rampage, rant, rape, ravage, rave, raze, refute, remove from life, reverse, riot, roar, rub out, rubble, ruin, ruinate, sabotage, sack, sacrifice, savage, scathe, scotch, settle, shatter, shipwreck, shoot, skin, skin alive, slaughter, slay, smash, sow chaos, spike, spoil, starve, stonewall, stop, storm, stump, swallow up, taint, take life, take off, tear, tear around, tear down, terminate, terrorize, thrash, threaten, throw into disorder, thwart, torment, torture, trash, trim, triumph over, trounce, unbuild, undermine, undo, unleash destruction, unleash the hurricane, unmake, upheave, upset, vandalize, vaporize, violate, waste, weaken, whip, wipe, wipe out, worst, wound, wrack, wreak havoc, wreak havoc on, wreck, wrong, abolish, abuse, afflict, aggrieve, annihilate, annul, assault, atomize, attack, baffle, balk, barbarize, batter, beat, beat all hollow, beat hollow, befoul, bereave of life, best, bewitch, blast, blight, botch, brave, break down, break up, bring to ruin, brutalize, burn, butcher, cancel out, carry away, carry off, carry on, challenge, checkmate, chloroform, circumvent, condemn, confound, confront, confute, consume, contradict, contravene, corrupt, counter, counteract, countermand, counterwork, cripple, cross, crucify, crush, curse, cut down, cut off, damage, damn, dash, deal destruction, decapitate, decimate, defeat, defile, defy, demolish, deny, deprave, depredate, deprive of life, desolate, despoil, devastate, devitalize, devour, disable, disadvantage, discomfit, disconcert, discountenance, dish, dismantle, dispatch, dispose of, disprove, disrupt, disserve, dissolve, distress, do a mischief, do away with, do evil, do for, do ill, do in, do to death, do wrong, do wrong by, doom, drub, dynamite, elude, end, enfeeble, engorge, envenom, eradicate, execute, exhaust,