Examples of raze in a Sentence
an entire city block razed by a terrible fire
the developer razed the old school building and built a high-rise condominium complex
Recent Examples of raze from the Web
Despite the dilapidation, the buildings remain standing because razing them would be too costly.
The report detailed the deliberate demolishing of civilian homes as well as razing and burning entire villages previously captured by IS.
Plans include resurfacing the course and razing an existing hotel building on the property.
Hundreds of insurgents were killed in the battle, and the city was razed.
Smith later cast the lone dissenting vote, as HARB members approved the application to raze the building.
The additional explosives, the report says, razed the structure.
For nearly eight years, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art has been working with Swiss architect Peter Zumthor to raze its insufficient 1965 campus on Wilshire Boulevard and supplant it with a new building.
Forests were razed, up to 90 percent of the trees in some provinces.
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Origin and Etymology of raze
alteration of rase
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
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Definition of raze for English Language Learners
: to destroy (something, such as a building) completely
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