Synonyms and Antonyms of tear down
- vandals tore down the wooden fence blocking the entrance to the beach
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)
- the new owners apparently bought the house just to tear it down and build a lavish mansion in its place
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