• Pronunciation of destroy: D IH0 S T R OY1 (dɪ'strɔɪ)

  • Number of syllables of destroy: 2

  • Pronunciation Video of destroy

  • Definition of destroy

    • (v): defeat soundly; "The home team demolished the visitors"  
    • (v): as of animals; "The customs agents destroyed the dog that was found to be rabid"  
    • (v): destroy completely; damage irreparably; "You have ruined my car by pouring sugar in the tank!"; "The tears ruined her make-up"  
    • (v): do away with, cause the destruction or undoing of; "The fire destroyed the house"  
  • Examples of destroy

    • They would entrap the allies and destroy them by epidemic.  
    • We can damage or destroy enemies in many ways.  
    • These policies are not weapons to destroy an obdurate editor.  
    • Be careful and don't destroy the layout of the article.  
    • Torture is inflicted on the body to destroy the mind.  
    • The monstrous spider helped him to destroy the trees.  
    • The irreversible process will eventually destroy the object.  
    • Heat from composting should destroy or severely enervate the fungus.  
    • Owen suggests using the singularity scalpel to destroy the egg.  
    • The soldiers of the Cathedrals overwhelm Brannigan and destroy him.  

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