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Definition 1: take off or remove - [verb of change]

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

  • strip a wall of its wallpaper

Synonyms for dismantle in the sense of this definition

(dismantle is a kind of ...) remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract

"remove a threat" "remove a wrapper" "Remove the dirty dishes from the table" "take the gun from your pocket" "This machine withdraws heat from the environment"

Definition 2: take apart into its constituent pieces - [verb of creation]

Synonyms for dismantle in the sense of this definition

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

"The fire destroyed the house"

(... is a kind of dismantle ) disassemble a temporary structure, such as a tent or a theatrical set

"after the show, we'll have to strike the set and pack up"

Definition 3: tear down so as to make flat with the ground - [verb of creation]

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

  • The building was levelled

Synonyms for dismantle in the sense of this definition

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

"The fire destroyed the house"

(... is a kind of dismantle ) flatten with or as if with a bulldozer

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