What is another word for razed?

60 synonyms found


[ ɹˈe͡ɪzd], [ ɹˈe‍ɪzd], [ ɹ_ˈeɪ_z_d]

How to use "Razed" in context?

Razed is defined as the state of being reduced to rubble or demolished by fire. The word is derived from the Latin verb raZō, meaning "to break down or demolish with blows." The Oxford English Dictionary traces the term back to the classical period, when it referred to the act of breaking down or destroying a building with a siege engine or with sheer force.

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