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English verb: dismantle

1. dismantle (creation) tear down so as to make flat with the ground

SamplesThe building was levelled.

Synonymslevel, pull down, rase, raze, take down, tear down

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

Broader (hypernym)destroy, destruct

Narrower (hyponym)bulldoze

Antonymserect, put up, set up, rear, raise

2. dismantle (creation) take apart into its constituent pieces

Synonymsbreak apart, break up, disassemble, take apart

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)destroy, destruct

Antonymsassemble, put together, tack together, piece, set up, tack

3. dismantle (change) take off or remove

SamplesStrip a wall of its wallpaper.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)remove, take, take away, withdraw

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