HyperDic: dismantle

English > 3 senses of the word dismantle:
VERBcreationdismantle, level, raze, rase, tear down, take down, pull downtear down so as to make flat with the ground
creationdismantle, disassemble, take apart, break up, break aparttake apart into its constituent pieces
changedismantle, striptake off or remove
dismantle > pronunciation
Soundsdihsmae'nahl; dihsmae'ntahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > dismantle: 3 senses > verb 1, creation
Meaningtear down so as to make flat with the ground.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymslevel, raze, rase, tear down, take down, pull down
Narrowerbulldozeflatten with or as if with a bulldozer
Broaderdestroy, destructDo away with, cause the destruction or undoing of
Oppositeraise, erect, rear, set up, put upConstruct, build, or erect
Spanisharrasar, desarticular, desmantelar, igualar
Catalanarrasar, desarticular, igualar, talar
English > dismantle: 3 senses > verb 2, creation
Meaningtake apart into its constituent pieces.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsdisassemble, take apart, break up, break apart
Entailed bycannibalize, cannibaliseUse parts of something to repair something else
NarrowerstrikeDisassemble a temporary structure, such as a tent or a theatrical set
Broaderdestroy, destructDo away with, cause the destruction or undoing of
Oppositeassemble, piece, put together, set up, tack, tack togetherCreate by putting components or members together
Spanishdesarmar, desarticular, desmantelar, desmontar
Catalandesarmar, desarticular, desmantellar, desmuntar
Nounsdismantling, dismantlementthe act of taking something apart (as a piece of machinery)
English > dismantle: 3 senses > verb 3, change
MeaningTake off or remove.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymstrip
Broaderremove, take, take away, withdrawRemove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract
Spanisharrancar a tiras, raer
Catalanarrencar a tiras, raspar, raure

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