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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.


Synonymsdestroy


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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