HyperDic: tear_down

English > 1 sense of the expression tear down:
VERBcreationtear down, level, raze, rase, dismantle, take down, pull downtear down so as to make flat with the ground
English > tear down: 1 sense > verb 1, creation
Meaningtear down so as to make flat with the ground.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymslevel, raze, rase, dismantle, take down, pull down
Narrowerbulldozeflatten with or as if with a bulldozer
Broaderdestroy, destructDo away with, cause the destruction or undoing of
See alsotearseparate or cause to separate abruptly
Oppositeraise, erect, rear, set up, put upConstruct, build, or erect
Spanisharrasar, desarticular, desmantelar, igualar
Catalanarrasar, desarticular, igualar, talar

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