Part of speech: verb

To break down; demolish; put an end to; ruin; kill.

Part of speech: noun


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Usage examples "destroy":

  1. It had been her intention to endeavour to obtain them if they were in Crewe's possession, and destroy them. - "The Hampstead Mystery", John R. Watson.
  2. Nothing being done at this meeting, a party of fifteen men started for Independence to raise an army large enough to destroy Joseph and the camp. - "A Young Folks' History of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints", Nephi Anderson.
  3. I " was going to destroy myself." - "The Autobiography of Madame Guyon", Jeanne Marie Bouvier de La Motte Guyon.