Definition Of demolish


pull or knock down (a building).

The plans comprise demolishing the pub and building seven three-bedroom houses, a four-storey block of eight, two-bedroom flats and a two-storey block with a flat and car park.

Example Of demolish

  • (He used the figure to demolish one of the arguments against expansion).

  • After all, Scottish football teams have constantly demonstrated their ability to demolish our dreams without external assistance.

  • Back at the ranch Bobby Joe was cooking up a feast of chilly dogs and all the trimmings and on return the golfers proceeded to demolish the food.

  • Besides, we don't know whether or not Adam will start a rock band, demolish the debating team and edit the leftist student paper.

  • Church authorities decided to demolish the building because it was proving too costly to maintain.

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