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1. dismantle

verb. ['dɪˈsmæntəl, dɪˈsmænəl'] tear down so as to make flat with the ground.

Synonyms

  • destroy
  • pull down
  • take down
  • rase
  • raze
  • destruct
  • level
  • tear down

Antonyms

  • mild
  • high
  • uneven
  • unequal

Etymology

  • desmanteler (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

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Example sentences of the word dismantle


1. Verb, base form
Have your students read a short story -- or read one to them -- that they can then dismantle.

Quotes containing the word dismantle


1. The stars are not wanted now: put out every one;Pack up the moon and dismantle the sun;Pour away the ocean and sweep up the wood.For nothing now can ever come to any good.
- W.H. Auden, Selected Poems

2. dismantle

verb. ['dɪˈsmæntəl, dɪˈsmænəl'] take off or remove.

Synonyms

  • remove
  • withdraw
  • take
  • take away

Antonyms

  • repair
  • ascend
  • rise
  • humanize

Etymology

  • desmanteler (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

3. dismantle

verb. ['dɪˈsmæntəl, dɪˈsmænəl'] take apart into its constituent pieces.

Synonyms

  • break apart
  • destroy
  • take apart
  • disassemble
  • destruct

Antonyms

  • intense
  • immoderation
  • moderation
  • low

Etymology

  • desmanteler (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
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