Synonyms and Antonyms of destroy
- They practically destroyed the safe in order to get at the money inside.
- Their poor scores on the final exam destroyed any chance they might have had to pass the course.
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)
- Wildfires destroyed thousands of acres in forests across the state.
- Regrettably, the veterinarian was forced to destroy the injured horse.
do away with, make away with
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