HyperDic: pulverise

English > 3 senses of the word pulverise:
VERBcreationpulverise, demolish, pulverizedestroy completely
changepulverise, powderize, pulverize, powderisebecome powder or dust
changepulverise, powderize, powderise, powder, pulverizemake into a powder by breaking up or cause to become dust
English > pulverise: 3 senses > verb 1, creation
MeaningDestroy completely.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsdemolish, pulverize
Broaderdestroy, destructDo away with, cause the destruction or undoing of
Spanishdemoler, derribar, derruir, derrumbar, pulverizar
Catalandemolir, derruir, enderrocar, esbucar, esfondrar
Nounspulverisationannihilation by pulverizing something
English > pulverise: 3 senses > verb 2, change
MeaningBecome powder or dust.
PatternSomething ----s
Synonymspowderize, pulverize, powderise
Broaderdisintegratebreak / break into parts or components or lose cohesion or unity
Similar topowderize, powderise, powder, pulverize, pulverisemake into a powder by breaking up or cause to become dust
Nounspulverisationa solid substance in the form of tiny loose particles
English > pulverise: 3 senses > verb 3, change
Meaningmake into a powder by breaking up or cause to become dust.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymspowderize, powderise, powder, pulverize
Broaderdisintegratebreak / break into parts or components or lose cohesion or unity
Similar topowderize, pulverize, pulverise, powderiseBecome powder or dust
Spanishpolvorizarse, pulverizar
Catalanpolvoritzar-se
Nounspulverisationthe act of grinding to a powder or dust

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