destroy - Writers' Dictionary

How to hyphenate destroy

destroy is hyphenated as de-stroy

How to pronounce destroy

destroy is pronounced dɪ´s tr ŏːēː

Number of syllables in destroy

The number of syllables in destroy is 2

What part of speech in destroy?

destroy can be an intransitive verb or a verb participle

How common in the word destroy?

destroy is not ranked in the list of most common words in English

What sentiment does destroy convey?

Has a sentiment score of -3 on a scale of -5 to +5

Common collocations after 'destroy'

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Common collocations before 'destroy'

before, being, can, did, even, has, how, might, only, people, power, thing, want, way, will

Common collocations of 'destroy'

after, before, being, can, come, did, enough, even, going, has, how, just, kill, know, like, man, might, need, now, only, other, people, power, thing, thought, time, want, way, will, world

Words with similar spelling to destroy

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Synonyms of 'destroy'

abolish, abuse, afflict, aggrieve, annihilate, annul, assault, atomize, attack, baffle, balk, barbarize, batter, beat, befoul, best, bewitch, blast, blight, botch, brave, break down, brutalize, burn, butcher, carry away, carry off, challenge, checkmate, chloroform, circumvent, condemn, confound, confront, confute, consume, contradict, contravene, corrupt, counter, counteract, countermand, cripple, Cross, crucify, crush, curse, cut down, cut off, damage, damn, dash, decapitate, decimate, defeat, defile, defy, demolish, deny, deprave, depredate, desolate, despoil, devastate, devitalize, devour, disable, disadvantage, discomfit, disconcert, discountenance, dish, dismantle, dispatch, disprove, disrupt, disserve, dissolve, distress, doom, drub, dynamite, elude, end, enfeeble, engorge, envenom, eradicate, execute, exhaust, exterminate, extinguish, extirpate, finish, fix, flummox, foil, frustrate, gobble, gut, hammer, harass, harm, havoc, hex, hide, hurt, immolate, impair, incinerate, infect, injure, jinx, kill, lambaste, lather, lick, liquidate, loot, Lynch, maltreat, mangle, mar, martyr, martyrize, maul, menace, mistreat, molest, mug, mutilate, negate, neutralize, nonplus, nullify, outclass, outdo, outfight, outgeneral, outmaneuver, outpoint, outrage, outrun, outsail, outshine, overthrow, overturn, perplex, persecute, pillage, poison, pollute, prejudice, pull down, pulverize, purge, put, put away, put down, quench, rage, ramp, rampage, rant, rape, ravage, rave, raze, refute, reverse, riot, roar, rubble, rub out, ruin, sabotage, sack, sacrifice, savage, scathe, scotch, settle, shatter, shipwreck, shoot, skin, slaughter, slay, smash, spike, spoil, starve, stonewall, stop, Storm, stump, taint, take off, tear, tear down, terminate, terrorize, thrash, threaten, thwart, torment, torture, trash, trim, trounce, unbuild, undermine, undo, unmake, upheave, upset, vandalize, vaporize, violate, waste, weaken, whip, wipe, worst, wound, wrack, wreck, wrong

Common Verb Collocations of destroy

allow, attempt, be, can, come, determine, do, fail, go, have, hurt, intend, let, make, may, mean, might, must, seek, shall, should, take, tend, threaten, try, want, weaken, will, wish, use

Common Conjunction Collocations of destroy

and, annex, but, either, neither, nor, or, yet, Nor

Lists containing destroy

Common collocations after 'totally'
Dale Chall Words
Synonyms of 'abolish'
Synonyms of 'abuse'
Synonyms of 'afflict'
Synonyms of 'aggrieve'
Synonyms of 'annihilate'
Synonyms of 'assault'
Synonyms of 'attack'
Synonyms of 'back'
Synonyms of 'baffle'
Synonyms of 'balk'
Synonyms of 'batter'
Synonyms of 'beat'
Synonyms of 'befoul'
Synonyms of 'best'
Synonyms of 'bewitch'
Synonyms of 'blast'
Synonyms of 'blight'
Synonyms of 'blot'
Synonyms of 'blow'
Synonyms of 'botch'
Synonyms of 'brave'
Synonyms of 'break'
Synonyms of 'brutalize'
Synonyms of 'bugger'
Synonyms of 'bump'
Synonyms of 'burn'
Synonyms of 'butcher'
Synonyms of 'carry away'
Synonyms of 'carry off'
Synonyms of 'challenge'
Synonyms of 'checkmate'
Synonyms of 'chloroform'
Synonyms of 'circumvent'
Synonyms of 'condemn'
Synonyms of 'confound'
Synonyms of 'confront'
Synonyms of 'consume'
Synonyms of 'corrupt'
Synonyms of 'counter'
Synonyms of 'counteract'
Synonyms of 'countermand'
Synonyms of 'Cross'
Synonyms of 'crucify'
Synonyms of 'crush'
Synonyms of 'damage'
Synonyms of 'damn'
Synonyms of 'dash'
Synonyms of 'decimate'
Synonyms of 'deface'
Synonyms of 'defeat'
Synonyms of 'defile'
Synonyms of 'defy'
Synonyms of 'demolish'
Synonyms of 'deprave'
Synonyms of 'depredate'
Synonyms of 'desolate'
Synonyms of 'despoil'
Synonyms of 'devastate'
Synonyms of 'devour'
Synonyms of 'disadvantage'
Synonyms of 'discomfit'
Synonyms of 'disconcert'
Synonyms of 'discountenance'
Synonyms of 'discredit'
Synonyms of 'dish'
Synonyms of 'dispatch'
Synonyms of 'dispose'
Synonyms of 'disprove'
Synonyms of 'disrupt'
Synonyms of 'dissolve'
Synonyms of 'distress'
Synonyms of 'disturb'
Synonyms of 'doom'
Synonyms of 'Down'
Synonyms of 'drub'
Synonyms of 'elude'
Synonyms of 'end'
Synonyms of 'engorge'
Synonyms of 'envenom'
Synonyms of 'erase'
Synonyms of 'erode'
Synonyms of 'execute'
Synonyms of 'exterminate'
Synonyms of 'extinguish'
Synonyms of 'finish'
Synonyms of 'fix'
Synonyms of 'floor'
Synonyms of 'flummox'
Synonyms of 'foil'
Common Verb Collocations of abandoned
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