Definition of dismantle:
down, denude, discase, study at strip, deprive, take apart, crack, calve, tear down, disgrace, unrig, discerp, reave, disrupt, carve up, democratize, despoil, denationalize, dismember, break down, recess, divest, demean, collapse, interrupt, undo, scatter, subvert, level, help, disunify, lower, even out, dynamite, centralise, develop, rifle, assemble, adjourn, get down, plunder, peel, dismount, decompose, democratise, bare, take to pieces, dissipate, uncase, destruct, cut down, resolve, ransack, fragmentise, unclothe, undress, flush, demount, push down, disperse, crock up, leach, loot, crash, screen off, fragmentize, degrade, clean, let down, deindustrialize, decentralize, even, strike, take down, devolve, fell, dismount, raze, strip down, disrobe, destruct, branch, cut off, note, charge, crack up, foray, disassemble, dispel, decentralise, analyze, split up, break-up, pillage, denudate, unbuild, centralize, dissolve, break apart, pull down, level off, point, ruin, strip, analyse, pick, disinvest, knock down, bring down, put down, rase.
- destroy (part of speech: verb)
separate (part of speech: verb)
- dissociate (part of speech: verb)
This fortress was intact until the time of the differences between Pizarro and Almagro, after which they began to dismantle it, to build with its stones the houses of Spaniards in Cuzco, which are at the foot of the fortress.- "History of the Incas", Pedro Sarmiento de Gamboa.
534. The nearest approach to building- laws which occurs is a clause which seems to be a standing provision in many municipal charters and similar documents from the age of Cicero onwards, to the effect that no man might destroy, unroof, or dismantle an urban building unless he was ready to replace it by a building at least as good or had received special permission from his local town council.- "Ancient Town-Planning", F. Haverfield.
- "Super Man and the Bug Out", Cory Doctorow.