Definition of demolish:
sunder, destroy, bite, knock out, powder, help, champ, smash up, squeeze, cashier, sever, suppress, thrash, sink, crunch, cream, win, powderise, blow, dash someone's hopes, rend, extinguish, cannibalize, mash, nuke, pull down, spoil, overpower, unbuild, defeat, get down, wear down, vanquish, shiver, dynamite, squash, cast a shadow over something, oppress, bolt, transgress, pulverize, choke down, nail, dash, trounce, break down, do in, chow down, undo, beat out, gut, bang up, waste, fracture, burst, discourage, demoralize, destruct, knock down, explode, split, throw/pour cold water on something, destruct, devour, boom, finish, wrack, rive, rupture, ruin, shatter, break, bankrupt, total, overcome, torpedo, blast, chomp, rub out, pulverise, squelch, powderize, blow up, cross up, let down, disillusion, condemn, disappoint, beat, crush, shell, jam, put down, pop, wash up, crack.
- destroy (part of speech: verb)
- "The Come Back", Carolyn Wells.
- "Tacitus: The Histories, Volumes I and II", Caius Cornelius Tacitus.
- "Jonas on a Farm in Winter", Jacob Abbott.