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Definition of Destroy

Destroy

  1. To unbuild; to pull or tear down; to separate virulently into its constituent parts; to break up the structure and organic existence of; to demolish.
  2. To ruin; to bring to naught; to put an end to; to annihilate; to consume.
  3. To put an end to the existence, prosperity, or beauty of; to kill.

Destroy Quotations

Racism is a refuge for the ignorant. It seeks to divide and to destroy. It is the enemy of freedom, and deserves to be met head-on and stamped out.
Pierre Berton

My attitude to peace is rather based on the Burmese definition of peace - it really means removing all the negative factors that destroy peace in this world. So peace does not mean just putting an end to violence or to war, but to all other factors that threaten peace, such as discrimination, such as inequality, poverty.
Aung San Suu Kyi

The toughest thing about the power of trust is that it's very difficult to build and very easy to destroy. The essence of trust building is to emphasize the similarities between you and the customer.
Thomas J. Watson

If you bring forth what is within you, what you bring forth will save you. If you do not bring forth what is within you, what you do not bring forth will destroy you.
Jesus Christ

Remember, always give your best. Never get discouraged. Never be petty. Always remember, others may hate you. But those who hate you don't win unless you hate them. And then you destroy yourself.
Richard M. Nixon
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Destroy Translations

destroy in Dutch is vernietigen, verwoesten, vernielen
destroy in Latin is perdo, concido, diruo, iuguolo, eradico, casso
destroy in Portuguese is destrua
destroy in Spanish is derrotar, destruir