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Overview of verb destroy

The verb destroy has 4 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (42) destroy, destruct

(do away with, cause the destruction or undoing of; "The fire destroyed the house")

2. (28) destroy, ruin

(destroy completely; damage irreparably; "You have ruined my car by pouring sugar in the tank!"; "The tears ruined her make-up")

3. (2) demolish, destroy

(defeat soundly; "The home team demolished the visitors")

4. destroy, put down

(put (an animal) to death; "The customs agents destroyed the dog that was found to be rabid"; "the sick cat had to be put down")

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