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1. destroy

verb. ['dɪˈstrɔɪ'] do away with, cause the destruction or undoing of.

Synonyms

  • pulverise
  • break apart
  • pull down
  • disassemble
  • destruct
  • uproot
  • eradicate
  • take apart
  • self-destroy
  • root out
  • take down
  • undo
  • wipe out
  • demyelinate
  • interdict
  • extirpate
  • dismantle
  • do away with
  • unmake
  • exterminate
  • eliminate
  • rase
  • dilapidate
  • sweep away
  • end
  • level
  • tear down
  • demolish
  • break up
  • pulverize
  • extinguish
  • get rid of
  • raze
  • kill
  • fracture

Antonyms

  • raise
  • assemble
  • ravel
  • braid

Etymology

  • destroyen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • destruire (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Search And Destroy Mission

  • predisposition
  • misrecognition
  • juxtaposition
  • retransmission
  • presupposition
  • decomposition
  • statistician
  • reimposition
  • redeposition
  • redefinition
  • precondition
  • pediatrician
  • obstetrician
  • mathematician
  • malnutrition
  • geriatrician
  • fondkommission
  • extradition
  • transmission
  • superstition
  • requisition
  • recondition
  • recognition
  • proposition
  • premonition
  • preignition
  • inquisition
  • exposition
  • expedition
  • electrician

2. destroy

verb. ['dɪˈstrɔɪ'] destroy completely; damage irreparably.

Synonyms

  • kick down
  • scourge
  • vandalise
  • explode
  • waste
  • shipwreck
  • vandalize
  • do a job on
  • wrack
  • lay waste to
  • ruin
  • devastate
  • wreck
  • bust
  • harry
  • violate
  • burn
  • kick in
  • spoil
  • subvert
  • get
  • devour
  • wash out
  • consume
  • bust up
  • desolate
  • rape
  • despoil
  • plunder
  • burn down
  • ravage
  • break

Antonyms

  • clip
  • belt
  • hitch
  • strap

Etymology

  • destroyen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • destruire (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. mission

noun. ['ˈmɪʃən'] an organization of missionaries in a foreign land sent to carry on religious work.

Synonyms

  • NGO
  • nongovernmental organization
  • missionary post
  • foreign mission

Antonyms

  • parallel operation
  • inactiveness
  • inaction
  • studio

Etymology

  • mission (French)
  • missio (Latin)

4. mission

noun. ['ˈmɪʃən'] a special assignment that is given to a person or group.

Synonyms

  • fool's errand
  • suicide mission
  • martyr operation
  • commission
  • charge
  • mission impossible
  • assignment
  • sacrifice operation

Antonyms

  • empty
  • negative charge
  • positive charge
  • disclaim

Etymology

  • mission (French)
  • missio (Latin)

5. mission

noun. ['ˈmɪʃən'] an operation that is assigned by a higher headquarters.

Synonyms

  • combat mission
  • search mission
  • search and destroy mission
  • military mission
  • operation
  • military operation

Antonyms

  • arise
  • pay cash
  • nonalignment
  • finish

Etymology

  • mission (French)
  • missio (Latin)

6. mission

noun. ['ˈmɪʃən'] the organized work of a religious missionary.

Synonyms

  • work
  • missionary work
  • dawah

Antonyms

  • absolve
  • calm
  • overcharge
  • discharge

Etymology

  • mission (French)
  • missio (Latin)

7. search

noun. ['ˈsɝːtʃ'] the activity of looking thoroughly in order to find something or someone.

Synonyms

  • foraging
  • looking for
  • seeking
  • frisking
  • exploration
  • rummage
  • ransacking
  • activity
  • hunt
  • forage
  • frisk
  • looking
  • quest
  • scouring
  • manhunt
  • hunting

Antonyms

  • profane
  • right angle
  • reentrant angle
  • oblique angle

Etymology

  • serchen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sercher (Anglo-Norman)

8. search

verb. ['ˈsɝːtʃ'] try to locate or discover, or try to establish the existence of.

Synonyms

  • pursue
  • divine
  • angle
  • gather
  • fumble
  • dredge
  • drag
  • leave no stone unturned
  • grub
  • seek
  • seek out
  • go after
  • feel
  • fish
  • quest for
  • surf
  • scour
  • want
  • quest after
  • look for
  • browse
  • hunt
  • finger
  • shop

Antonyms

  • inessential
  • have
  • fauna
  • boycott

Etymology

  • serchen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sercher (Anglo-Norman)

9. search

verb. ['ˈsɝːtʃ'] search or seek.

Synonyms

  • horn in
  • examine
  • nose
  • prospect
  • see
  • poke
  • cruise
  • hunt
  • intrude
  • look

Antonyms

  • source
  • peristalsis
  • anastalsis
  • dormant

Etymology

  • serchen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sercher (Anglo-Norman)

10. search

noun. ['ˈsɝːtʃ'] an investigation seeking answers.

Synonyms

  • investigation

Antonyms

  • refrain
  • layman

Etymology

  • serchen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sercher (Anglo-Norman)
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