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Definition 1: (usually plural) a destructive action - [noun denoting event]

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

  • the ravages of time
  • the depredations of age and disease

Synonyms for ravage in the sense of this definition

(ravage is a kind of ...) an event (or the result of an event) that completely destroys something

(ravage is used in the usage domain ...) the form of a word that is used to denote more than one

Definition 2: make a pillaging or destructive raid on (a place), as in wartimes - [verb of change]

Synonyms for ravage in the sense of this definition

(ravage is a kind of ...) destroy completely; damage irreparably

"You have ruined my car by pouring sugar in the tank!" "The tears ruined her make-up"

Definition 3: cause extensive destruction or ruin utterly - [verb of change]

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

  • The enemy lay waste to the countryside after the invasion

Synonyms for ravage in the sense of this definition

(ravage is a kind of ...) destroy completely; damage irreparably

"You have ruined my car by pouring sugar in the tank!" "The tears ruined her make-up"

(... is a kind of ravage ) reduce to ruins

"The country lay ruined after the war"

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