Definitions and translations for "destroy"

Definition of destroy

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Verb
1.
transitive To damage beyond use or repair.
The earthquake destroyed several apartment complexes.
2. To cause destruction.
Hooligans destroy unprovoked
3. To neutralize, undo a property or condition.
Smoking destroys the natural subtlety of the palate
4. To put down or euthanize.
Destroying a rabid dog is required by law.
5. To defeat soundly.
6. To remove data.
The memory leak happened because we forgot to destroy the temporary lists.
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English - English - destroy

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v. demolish, ruin

English - Spanish - destroy

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v. destruir, aniquilar, anonadar, arrasar, arruinar, asolar, derruir, desbaratar, deshacer, despedazar, destrozar, devastar, diezmar, hacer desaparecer del mapa, sabotear

English - French - destroy

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v. détruire, dévaster, éliminer

English - German - destroy

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v. zerstören, vernichten

English - Indonesian - destroy

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v. menghancurkan, melebur, mengobrak-abrik, mengubrak-abrik, melumatkan, membobolkan, merusakkan, memusnahkan, melenyapkan, mempertiadakan, menumpas, makan, membunuh, membinasakan

English - Italian - destroy

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v. distruggere; rovinare; uccidere, ammazzare; abbattere

English - Polish - destroy

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v. niszczyć, poniszczyć, zniszczyć, niweczyć, burzyć, ścierać, rujnować, zgubić, wyniszczać, zetrzeć, wyniszczyć

English - Portuguese - destroy

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v. destruir; exterminar; arrasar; extinguir

English - Romanian - destroy

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v. distruge, dărâma, strica, stârpi, dumica, prăpădi, demola, sparge, sfărâma, strivi, zdrobi, zădărnici, sminti, hârbui, devora, detuna, anihila, cosi {fig.}, desfiinţa, surpa, topi, răpune, omorî, ucide, consuma, nărui, nimici, nenoroci, ruina

English - Russian - destroy

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г. разрушать, разрушить, громить; подрывать; ломать, крушить; уничтожать, истреблять, губить; делать бесполезным, сводить к нулю

English - Turkish - destroy

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f. tahrip etmek, yıkmak, imha etmek, mahvetmek, harap etmek; öldürmek; ümidini yıkmak; tüketmek

English - Ukrainian - destroy

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v. руйнувати, розбивати, ламати, псувати, валяти, винищити, винищувати, запропащувати, зграсувати, згубити, знищувати, крушити, нищити, нівечити, розносити, трощити

English - Dutch - destroy

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ww. vernietigen

English - Greek - destroy

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ρήμ. καταστρέφω, εξοντώνω, εξολοθρεύω, φονεύω

English - Arabic - destroy

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‏دمر، هدم، أباد، خرب، تلف‏

English - Chinese - destroy

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(动) 破坏; 消灭; 毁坏

English - Chinese - destroy

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(動) 破壞; 消滅; 毀壞

English - Hindi - destroy

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v. तबाह करना, बरबाद करना, नाश करना, सर्व-नाश कर देना, उजाड़ना, विध्वंस करना, ध्वस्त करना, नष्ट करना, ख़तम करना, मारना

English - Japanese - destroy

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(動) 破壊する; 砕く; 殺す

English - Korean - destroy

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동. 파괴하다, 멸하다

English - Vietnamese - destroy

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v. phá hủy, phá hoại, tàn phá, trừ khử, tự vận
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Verb forms for destroy
Present participle: destroying
Present: destroy (3.person: destroys)
Past: destroyed
Future: will destroy
Present conditional: would destroy
Present Perfect: have destroyed (3.person: has destroyed)
Past Perfect: had destroyed
Future Perfect: will have destroyed
Past conditional: would have destroyed