English to German Meaning :: destroy

Destroy :
zerstören
zerstören, vernichten, vertilgen, zunichte machen, ruinieren, zugrunde richten, zertrümmern, ausrotten, zerbrechen, niederreißen, zu Grunde richten, zerrütten, umstürzen - zerstörenzerstörenkaputt gemachtZerstörerZerstörerzerstörenzerstört
 
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Verb(1) do away with, cause the destruction or undoing of(2) destroy completely; damage irreparably(3) defeat soundly and humiliatingly(4) put (an animal

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(1) He then used his expertise to destroy the German Army at Stalingrad which lead to Field Marshall von Paulus surrendering his forces.(2) he has been determined to destroy her(3) It found up to 300 jobs could be lost if hunting is banned and those concerned feel impelled to destroy their horses and dogs.(4) No matter how many times the CPU seemingly cheated, or a friend managed to utterly destroy me using a lameass starter deck, I kept putting the game back in.(5) However, before I destroy you utterly, I will give you a chance to swear fealty to me.(6) She said Mrs Foy had acted correctly in calling the police who had a list of vets and gamekeepers who could destroy a deer humanely.(7) For Rilke, the father's all-encompassing love is what drove the prodigal son away in the first place and what threatens to overwhelm and destroy him on his return.(8) The intent of this maneuver was to trap one's enemy in a partial or complete envelopment to destroy him in a great, decisive battle of annihilation or encirclement.(9) I couldn't ever let anyone know, it would destroy me.(10) Balki fights to destroy Andy Capp but will not hesitate to defeat anyone who stands in his way.(11) Northants have the batting to destroy anyone(12) The spirit of the Whitehall farce is demonstrated in an incident ten days ago when a Cumbrian farmer was about to witness eight slaughtermen start to destroy his sheep flock.(13) He either needed to smash Michaels and destroy him at the end of the bout, or Michaels needed to get up and win the title at the last second because after all, isn't that what the match was built on?(14) They forget to tell you of this pain, the kind that will eventually overwhelm and destroy you.(15) War, its violence previously contained within law, spilled out to an attempt to utterly destroy the enemy.(16) Could butterflies resolve to destroy the Russian Army?
Related Words
(1) to destroy ::
zerstören
(2) destroy a building ::
ein Gebäude zerstören
Synonyms
Verb
1. demolish ::
zerstören
2. spoil ::
verwöhnen
3. wreck ::
Wrack
4. kill ::
töten
5. annihilate ::
vernichten
7. destruct ::
destruct
8. ruin ::
Ruine
Antonyms
1. build ::
bauen
2. construct ::
bauen
3. erect ::
aufrecht
4. raise ::
erziehen
5. rear ::
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Different Forms
destroy, destroyed, destroyer, destroyers, destroying, destroys
Word Example from TV Shows

The best way to learn proper English is to read news report, and watch news on TV. Watching TV shows is a great way to learn casual English, slang words, understand culture reference and humor. If you have already watched these shows then you may recall the words used in the following dialogs.

that the Drowned God would rise up
and destroy Aegon the Conqueror.

that the Drowned God would rise up and DESTROY Aegon the Conqueror.

Game of Thrones Season 7, Episode 5


is to destroy House Lannister.

is to DESTROY House Lannister.

Game of Thrones Season 7, Episode 3


These wild accusations, they could
destroy our family. And for what?

These wild accusations, they could DESTROY our family. And for what?

Breaking Bad Season 5, Episode 9


That only applies
if you need me to help you destroy...

That only applies if you need me to help you DESTROY...

The Big Bang Theory Season 2, Episode 6


Something you want to destroy.

Something you want to DESTROY.

Westworld Season 2, Episode 10


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