destroy

816 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[dɪstɹˈɔ͡ɪ], [dɪstɹˈɔ‍ɪ], [d_ɪ_s_t_ɹ_ˈɔɪ]
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Synonyms for Destroy:

annul (verb)

abnegate, abolish, annul, cancel, delete, deny, disaffirm, disavow, disclaim, dismiss, dissolve, divorce, efface, eliminate, eradicate, extinguish, invalidate, negate, neutralize, nullify, obliterate, refute, reject, repudiate, retract, revoke, undo, veto, withdraw.

destroy (verb)

annihilate, atomize, bulldoze, decimate, demolish, desolate, devastate, disintegrate, dismantle, exterminate, extirpate, flatten, lay waste, level, mow down, pulverize, raze, rip to shreds, smash, tear down, vaporize, wreck.

Other synonyms and related words:

Disannul, Disendow, Ruinate, Unbuild, abate, abolitionize, abort, abrade, abrogate, absolutely, abuse, accident, affect, afflict, again, aggrieve, ancient town, annihilation, annual, assassin, assassinate, assault, ate, atomise, attack, austere, axe, back, bad-mouth, baffle, bag, bald, balk, ball up, ballocks up, bane, banish, bankrupt, barbarize, bare, batter, be slovenly, be victorious over, beat, beat all hollow, beat down, beat hollow, befoul, belie, bereave of life, besmirch, best, bewitch, biblioclast, black, blacken, blast, bleak, blemish, blight, blitz, blot, blot out, blow, blow away, blow down, blow up, bollix up, bollocks up, bomb, botch, bowl over, brave, breach, break, break down, break into pieces, break to pieces, bring down, bring to ruin, bring up short, broke, broken, brutalize, bugger, bugger up, build, bump, bump off, bungle, burden, burn, burned, burnt, burst, bury, bust, busted, butcher, calamity, cancel out, cankerworm, carry, carry away, carry off, carry on, cashier, catastrophe, categorically, certainly, challenge, change, check, checkmate, cheerless, chloroform, chop, circumvent, claim, clear away, clear out, clearly, clinch a question, clinch an argument, clobber, closure, cock up, commit mayhem, completely, completely wreck, conclude, conclusion, condemn, confound, confront, confuse, confute, conquer, consecratory rite, construct, consume, consumed, consuming, contaminate, contradict, contravene, controvert, corrode, corrupt, counter, counteract, countermand, counterwork, crack, crash, cream, cripple, criticize, croak, cross, cross up, crucify, crush, crush one's hopes, cull, curse, cut, cut down, cut short, cut to pieces, cut up, damage, damage irreparably, dark, dash, dash one's hopes, deaden, deal destruction, death, debase, debilitate, decapitate, decidedly, declare void, decompose, deconsecrate, deface, defame, defeat, defeat soundly, defeat utterly, defile, definitely, deflate, deflower, deform, defy, degrade, dejected, demean, demolition, denounce, deplete, depopulate, deprave, depredate, depress, depressing, deprive, deprive of authority, deprive of life, deracinate, desecrate, desolated, desolation, despair, despatch, despoil, despoiled, destroyer, destruct, deteriorate, detonate, detriment, devastation, devitalize, devour, dig out, dilapidate, dilapidated, dim, diminish, dirty, disable, disadvantage, disassemble, disband, discharge, discombobulate, discomfit, disconcert, disconfirm, discountenance, discourage, discredit, disestablish, disfigure, disgrace, dish, disillusion, dismal, dismast, disorganize, dispatch, dispel, displace, dispose, dispose of, disprove, disrupt, disserve, disservice, dissipate, distress, disturb, do a mischief, do away with, do evil, do for, do ill, do in, do to death, do wrong, do wrong by, doleful, doom, douse, down, downfall, drab, draw a card, dreary, drive to despair, drop, drub, dull, dynamite, eat, eat away, eat up, eidoloclast, eject, electrocute, elude, emaciate, embarrass, end, ending, enervate, enfeeble, engorge, engulf, enormously, enter, entirely, envenom, erase, erode, excessively, excise, execute, executioner, exhaust, exorcize, expel, explode, expose, expunge, exterminate to extinguish, extraordinarily, extremely, fall, fall upon, feed on, feed upon, fell, finish, finish off, fix, flay, floor, flummox, foil, forlorn, foul, fracture, fragment, frustrate, fuck up, fully, funeral, funereal, gash, gaunt, get damaged, get into trouble, get rid of, gloomy, gnaw, gnaw away, go against, go on, gobble, gobble up, goose, greatly, grievance, grind down, gum up, gun for, gut, gut with fire, hack, hammer, hang, harass, harm, harrow, harry, have, havoc, heartless and relentless, help, hew, hex, hide, high mound, hit, holocaust, hope against hope, hors de combat, humble, hunt, hurt, ice, iconoclast, idoloclast, immolate, impair, impoverish, incapacitate, incinerate, incomplete, infect, infringe, inhibit, injure, injury, inspire despair, interdict, interfere with, invade, irritate, jeer at, jinx, jump all over, jump on, kill off, knock, knock over, knock the chocks, knock-down, lacerate, lambast, lambaste, land, lather, launch into eternity, lavish, lay, lay in ruins, lay low, lick, liquidate, live off, long-term emaciation, loot, lose, lose money, loss, louse up, low, low-lying land, lynch, maim, make away with, make ineffective, make ineffectual, make mincemeat of, make void, making no allowance, maltreat, mangle, mar, maraud, martyr, martyrize, massacre, maul, melancholy, menace, mess, mess-up, mine, misconduct, mishandle, mismanage, mistreat, most, mow, muck, muck up, muddle, muddy, mug, mutilate, negative, never, nihilist, nonplus, nuke, oblation, obsess, off, oppose, oppress, organize, oust, outclass, outdo, outfight, outgeneral, outmaneuver, outpoint, outrage, outrun, outsail, outshine, overcome, overpower, override, overrule, overrun, overtax, overthrow, overturn, overwhelm, pan, paralyze, parry, perdition, perfectly, perish, perplex, persecute, pillage, plague, play havoc with, play hob with, pluck out, plunder, poach, poison, polish, polish off, pollute, positively, pot, prejudice, preoccupy, prevail over, prey, prey on, prey upon, prohibit, prostrate, pull, pull apart, pull down, pull to pieces, pulverise, puncture, punish, purely, purge, pursue, put, put an end to, put away, put out, put out of the way, put the kibosh on, put to death, put to silence, put to sleep, quash, quell, quench, rage, ramp, rampage, ransack, rant, rase, ravage, rave, ravish, rebut, recall, record, redargue, reduce, reduce to nothing, reduce to ruin, reduce to silence, refuse, relief, remove, remove from life, render null, repeal, repose, repress, repulse, rescind, reverse, rid of, ride roughshod over, riot, rip, rive, roar, rob, root, root out, root up, rot, rout, rout out, rub out, rubbish, rubble, ruin, ruination, rupture, sabotage, sack, sacrifice, sap, savage, scathe, scatter, scorch, scotch, scourge, scrap, screw, screw up, scuttle, seize, separate, settle, severely, shabby, shake, shatter, shipwreck, shiver, shoot, shred, shut up, silence, sink, skin, skin alive, skunk, slam, slash, slate, slaughter, slay, smear, smirch, smother, snuff, snuff out, soil, sow chaos, spend, spike, split, spoil, spoliate, squander, squash, squelch, stagger, stain, stalk, stamp, stamp out, stark, starve, stifle, stigmatize, stonewall, stop, stop the mouth, storm, straightway, strip, stump, subdue, subjugate, subvert, sully, sunder, supplant, suppress, surely, swallow up, sweep, sweep away, sweep out, tackle, taint, take, take down, take life, take off, take to pieces, tamper, tarnish, tatter, tear, tear around, tear out, tear up, terminate, terrorise, terrorize, thoroughly, thrash, threaten, throttle, throw away, throw down, throw into disorder, thwart, topple, torment, torpedo, torture, total, totally, trample, trample down, trample out, trample underfoot, transgress, trash, trim, triumph, triumph over, trouble, trounce, turn into scrap, undermine, undoing, unleash destruction, unleash the hurricane, unload, unmake, unsettle, upheave, uproot, upset, utter defeat, utterly, vandalize, vanish, vanquish, vaporise, violate, vitiate, void, wash, wash away, wash up, waste, waste paper, wax, weaken, wear, wear away, wear off, wear out, weed out, weigh down, whip, win, win over, wipe, wipe out, work havocon, worn, worst, wound, wrack, wreak havoc, wreak havoc on, wreak havocon, write-down, wrong, zap.

Rhymes for Destroy:

  1. hoy, cloy, ploy, toy, coy, soy, joy, boy, goy, troy;
  2. deploy, savoy, decoy, annoy, enjoy, employ;
  3. illinois;

Quotes for Destroy:

  1. The best way to destroy the capitalist system is to debauch the currency. By a continuing process of inflation, governments can confiscate, secretly and unobserved, an important part of the wealth of their citizens. John Maynard Keynes.
  2. The things that will destroy America are prosperity -at -any -price, peace -at -any -price, safety -first instead of duty -first, the love of soft living, and the get -rich -quick theory of life. Theodore Roosevelt.
  3. One to destroy is murder by the law; and gibbets keep the lifted hand in awe; to murder thousands, takes a specious name, 'War's glorious art', and gives immortal fame. Edward Young.