- Word Explorer, Word Parts
|part of speech:
||destroyed, destroying, destroys
||to ruin completely.
Their barn was destroyed by a fire.
- break, ruin, smash, wipe out, wreck
- similar words:
- annihilate, blast, blight, bust, consume, damage, devastate, gut, level, mangle, shatter, spoil, zap
||blow up, burst, cripple, cross, dash, demolish, devour, disintegrate, dispel, eliminate, exterminate, overwhelm, poison, reduce, slay, wash
The word destroy
contains the following part:
that means build