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
A service station and convenience store was razed to make way for the Mandeville restaurant.
Unlike many 1930s theaters that by the 1990s had either been turned into churches, performing-arts theaters or simply razed, the State operated as a daily movie house until 2010, when its game but broke operator was forced to close it.
Metcalf South is being razed by Lane4 Property Group and the Kronke Group to make way for a Lowe’s home improvement store.
By 1937, older buildings were razed and a new administration, laundry and hospital were built and the grounds began to look more like a college campus than a prison.
Flannery said that an old grandstand has been razed and that there is ample room for the new facility and also for the stabling and training activities to co-exist.
Though unfunded, the idea isn’t too farfetched: In 2014, 13 property owners asked the county to help them raze and rebuild their houses.
The old place eventually assumed subsidiary medical roles until it was razed in 1972.
An estimated 30 families built cabins in Ramptown, but all of its structures have long since been razed.
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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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