What does the word destroy mean?

Usage examples for 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 by 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 by Nephi Anderson
  3. I " was going to destroy myself." – The Autobiography of Madame Guyon by Jeanne Marie Bouvier de La Motte Guyon