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Definition 1: do away with, cause the destruction or undoing of - [verb of creation]

Samples where destruct or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The fire destroyed the house

Synonyms for destruct in the sense of this definition

(destruct is a kind of ...) deprive of certain characteristics

(... is a kind of destruct ) destroy a vitally essential quality of or in

"Eating artichokes kills the taste of all other foods"

(... is a kind of destruct ) bring into a condition of decay or partial ruin by neglect or misuse

(... is a kind of destruct ) destroy completely, as if down to the roots

"the vestiges of political democracy were soon uprooted" "root out corruption"

(... is a kind of destruct ) tear down so as to make flat with the ground

"The building was levelled"

(... is a kind of destruct ) take apart into its constituent pieces

(... is a kind of destruct ) ruin or destroy

"his book demolishes an old myth" "demolished my reputation" "the professor demolished the student's argument"

(... is a kind of destruct ) destroy completely

"the wrecking ball demolished the building"

(... is a kind of destruct ) destroy by firepower, such as an enemy's line of communication

(... is a kind of destruct ) eliminate completely and without a trace

"The old values have been wiped out"

(... is a kind of destruct ) interrupt, break, or destroy

"fracture the balance of power"

(... is a kind of destruct ) put an end to

"The terrible news ended our hopes that he had survived"

(... is a kind of destruct ) destroy (one's own missile or rocket)

"The engineers had to destruct the rocket for safety reasons"

(... is a kind of destruct ) do away with oneself or itself

"The machine will self-destruct if you tamper with it"

(... is a kind of destruct ) terminate, end, or take out

"Let's eliminate the course on Akkadian hieroglyphics" "Socialism extinguished these archaic customs" "eliminate my debts"

(... is a kind of destruct ) destroy the myelin sheath of

"the disease demyelinated the nerve fibers"

Definition 2: destroy (one's own missile or rocket) - [verb of creation]

Samples where destruct or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The engineers had to destruct the rocket for safety reasons

(destruct is a kind of ...) do away with, cause the destruction or undoing of

"The fire destroyed the house"

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