Definition Of destroy

verb

put an end to the existence of (something) by damaging or attacking it.

the room had been destroyed by fire

Example Of destroy

  • And that is ‘to chase the enemy to the ends of the earth and utterly destroy him’.

  • As a consequence, the animal had to be destroyed at the scene.

  • At the very end, when the Allies were destroying the German Army, he was not so much bothered by this as he was by the fact that there were Jews still alive.

  • Balki fights to destroy Andy Capp but will not hesitate to defeat anyone who stands in his way.

  • Could butterflies resolve to destroy the Russian Army?


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