HyperDic: pulverize

English > 3 senses of the word pulverize:
VERBchangepulverize, powderize, powderise, powder, pulverisemake into a powder by breaking up or cause to become dust
creationpulverize, demolish, pulverisedestroy completely
changepulverize, powderize, pulverise, powderisebecome powder or dust
pulverize > pronunciation
Soundspah'lveray.z
Rhymesactualize ... womanize: 266 rhymes with ayz...
English > pulverize: 3 senses > verb 1, change
Meaningmake into a powder by breaking up or cause to become dust.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"pulverize the grains"
Synonymspowderize, powderise, powder, pulverise
Broaderdisintegratebreak / break into parts or components or lose cohesion or unity
Similar topowderize, pulverize, pulverise, powderiseBecome powder or dust
Spanishpolvorizarse, pulverizar
Catalanpolvoritzar-se
Nounspulverizationthe act of grinding to a powder or dust
English > pulverize: 3 senses > verb 2, creation
MeaningDestroy completely.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example "pulverize the rebellion before it gets out of hand"
Synonymsdemolish, pulverise
Broaderdestroy, destructDo away with, cause the destruction or undoing of
Spanishdemoler, derribar, derruir, derrumbar, pulverizar
Catalandemolir, derruir, enderrocar, esbucar, esfondrar
Nounspulverizationannihilation by pulverizing something
English > pulverize: 3 senses > verb 3, change
MeaningBecome powder or dust.
PatternSomething ----s
Synonymspowderize, pulverise, 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
Nounspulverizationa solid substance in the form of tiny loose particles

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