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destroy /dɪˈstrɔɪ/ verb [transitive]

تلف کردن ، تخریب کردن ، خراب کردن ، ویران کردن ، نابود ساختن ، تباه کردن ، قانون ـ فقه: معدوم کردن ، علوم هوایی: انهدام ، علوم نظامی: منهدم کردن

: destroy (beam)

مسیر تخریب هدف ، علوم نظامی: خط رهگیری هدف

: destroy (cut off)

علوم هوایی: هدف را رهگیری و تخریب کنید ، علوم نظامی: هدف را رهگیری و تخریب کنید

: destroy (frontal)

علوم نظامی: رهگیری و تک جبهه ای ، علوم دریایی: رهگیری و تک جبهه ای

: destroy (stern)

علوم نظامی: رهگیری و تک از سمت پاشنه ، علوم دریایی: رهگیری و تک از سمت پاشنه
Synonyms: ruin, annihilate, crush, demolish, devastate, eradicate, shatter, wipe out, wreck
Contrasted words: establish, found, institute, organize, fabricate, fashion, forge, form, make, manufacture, shape, conserve, preserve, protect, save
Related Idioms: blow to bits, bring to an end, dispose of, tear to shreds
Related Words: abolish, extinguish, devastate, pillage, ravage, sack, waste, eradicate, exterminate, extirpate, wipe, mangle, mutilate, rubble, doom
English Thesaurus: destroy, devastate, demolish, flatten, wreck, ...

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

destroy S2 W2 /dɪˈstrɔɪ/ verb [transitive]
[Word Family: noun: destroyer, destruction; adjective: indestructible, destructive; verb: destroy; adverb: destructively]
[Date: 1100-1200; Language: Old French; Origin: destruire, from Latin destruere, from struere 'to build']

1. to damage something so badly that it no longer exists or cannot be used or repaired ⇒ destruction
completely/totally destroy
The school was completely destroyed by fire.
companies that are polluting and destroying the environment
destroy sb’s confidence/hope/faith etc

2. if something destroys someone, it ruins their life completely:
The scandal destroyed Simmons and ended his political career.

3. informal to defeat an opponent easily:
The Bears destroyed the Detroit Lions 35–3.

4. to kill an animal, especially because it is ill or dangerous:
One of the bulls had to be destroyed.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

I. damage sth so badly that it no longer exists
ADV. completely, entirely, totally, utterly | all but, almost, effectively, practically, virtually Their lives have been virtually destroyed by this tragedy.
largely | partly | systematically The rainforest is being systematically destroyed.
by fire The building was destroyed by fire last year.
VERB + DESTROY can/could Drugs can destroy the health and lives of young people.
threaten to This disease threatens to destroy many of our native trees.
PHRASES an attempt to destroy sth a new attempt to destroy enemy positions
be capable of destroying sth These weapons are capable of destroying the entire planet.
be intent on destroying sth She seemed intent on destroying everything they had built up together.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

II. kill an animal
ADV. humanely
PHRASES have to be destroyed The horse broke a leg and had to be destroyed.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary


destroy the evidence (=deliberately destroy evidence of a crime)
They set light to the car to destroy the evidence.
destroy the environment
Some of these companies are polluting and destroying the environment.
destroy the world/planet
No one wants another war, which might destroy the world.
destroy sb’s career
She made one bad mistake and it destroyed her career.
destroy sb’s reputation
The scandal destroyed his reputation.
destroy the character of something
New buildings have destroyed much of the character of the area.
destroy sb’s hopes
Losing the game destroyed the team’s hopes of reaching the semi-finals.
destroy sb’s confidence
When he failed his degree, it completely destroyed his confidence.
completely/totally destroy something
The plane was completely destroyed when it hit a mountain.
partially destroy something
The Great Fire of 1666 partially destroyed the prison.
be destroyed by fire/a bomb/earthquake etc
The building was destroyed by fire in 2004.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

BAD: This unpleasant man with his endless complaints destroyed my journey.
GOOD: This unpleasant man with his endless complaints spoilt my journey.

Usage Note:
When you mean 'remove the pleasure or enjoyment from', use spoil or ruin (= spoil completely): 'The trip was spoilt by bad weather.' 'I've spent weeks planning this surprise party for Dad, and now you've ruined it by telling him.'

BAD: The water had been much too hot and most of the clothes were destroyed.
GOOD: The water had been much too hot and most of the clothes were ruined.

Usage Note:
When you mean 'make something less attractive, effective or useful', use spoil or ruin (= spoil completely): 'I didn't join them on their walk because I didn't want to spoil my new shoes.' 'If you open the camera, you'll ruin the film.'

BAD: The bus wasn't badly damaged, but the car was completely destroyed.
GOOD: The bus wasn't badly damaged, but the car was a write-off.

Usage Note:
A vehicle that cannot be used again after being damaged in a road accident is wrecked or (especially in spoken English) is a write-off : 'I was stupid enough to lend him my car, and now it's a write-off!' 'Wrecked vehicles lay abandoned along the roadside.'

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Common Errors

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