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English verb: destruct

1. destruct (creation) destroy (one's own missile or rocket)

SamplesThe engineers had to destruct the rocket for safety reasons.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)destroy, destruct

2. destruct (creation) do away with, cause the destruction or undoing of

SamplesThe fire destroyed the house.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)undo, unmake

Narrower (hyponym)break apart, break up, demolish, demyelinate, destruct, dilapidate, disassemble, dismantle, dismantle, do away with, eliminate, end, eradicate, exterminate, extinguish, extirpate, fracture, get rid of, interdict, kill, level, pull down, pulverise, pulverize, rase, raze, root out, self-destroy, self-destruct, sweep away, take apart, take down, tear down, uproot, wipe out

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