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Definition of Demolish

Demolish

  1. To throw or pull down; to raze; to destroy the fabric of; to pull to pieces; to ruin; as, to demolish an edifice, or a wall.

Demolish Quotations

I demolish my bridges behind me - then there is no choice but forward.
Fridtjof Nansen

A wrong concept misleads the understanding; a wrong deed degrades the whole man, and may eventually demolish the structure of the human ego.
Muhammad Iqbal

Whoever conquers a free town and does not demolish it commits a great error and may expect to be ruined himself.
Niccolo Machiavelli

Biographies are no longer written to explain or explore the greatness of the great. They redress balances, explore secret weaknesses, demolish legends.
A. S. Byatt

We shall not have succeeded in demolishing everything unless we demolish the ruins as well. But the only way I can see of doing that is to use them to put up a lot of fine, well-designed buildings.
Alfred Jarry
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Demolish Translations

demolish in Dutch is afgeven op, afbreken, afkammen
demolish in Latin is eruo, everto
demolish in Norwegian is rive ned