Synonyms and Antonyms of annihilate
- The landlord hired an exterminator to annihilate the ant infestation.
- The fire annihilated parts of the forest.
beat, best, clobber, conquer, crush, defeat, drub, lick, master, overbear, overcome, overmatch, prevail (over), rout, scotch, skunk, subdue, surmount, thrash, trim, triumph (over), trounce, wallop, whip, win (against)
- We didn't just win; we absolutely annihilated them!
beat the pants off, eat alive, run circles around (or run rings around), wipe the floor with (or wipe the ground with)
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