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Definition of Dismantle


  1. To strip or deprive of dress; to divest.
  2. To strip of furniture and equipments, guns, etc.; to unrig; to strip of walls or outworks; to break down; as, to dismantle a fort, a town, or a ship.
  3. To disable; to render useless.

Dismantle Quotations

Engineering stimulates the mind. Kids get bored easily. They have got to get out and get their hands dirty: make things, dismantle things, fix things. When the schools can offer that, you'll have an engineer for life.
Bruce Dickinson

If I have to, I will use one challenge after another to dismantle governmental operations that I consider violations of the Constitution.
Greg Abbott

The master's tools will never dismantle the master's house.
Audre Lorde

We are becoming able to see the pursuit of external power for what it is and the futility of trying to escape the pain of powerlessness by changing the world. When we look inward, not outward, we can dismantle the parts of our personalities that have controlled us for so long - such as anger, jealousy, vindictiveness, superiority, inferiority.
Gary Zukav

There are major efforts being made to dismantle Social Security, the public schools, the post office - anything that benefits the population has to be dismantled. Efforts against the U.S. Postal Service are particularly surreal.
Noam Chomsky
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Dismantle Translations

dismantle in German is abbauen, demontieren
dismantle in Italian is smontare
dismantle in Norwegian is demontere
dismantle in Spanish is desmantelar, desmontar
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