HyperDic: laying_waste

English > 1 sense of the expression laying waste:
NOUNactlaying waste, ruin, ruining, ruination, wreckingdestruction achieved by causing something to be wrecked or ruined
English > laying waste: 1 sense > noun 1, act
MeaningDestruction achieved by causing something to be wrecked or ruined.
Synonymsruin, ruining, ruination, wrecking
Broaderdestruction, devastationThe termination of something by causing so much damage to it that it cannot be repaired or no longer exists
Spanisharrasamiento, arruinamiento, desgracia, destrozo, ruina
Catalanaterrament, enderroc, ruïna

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