What does tear down mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. level, raze, rase, dismantle, tear down, take down, pull down(verb)

    tear down so as to make flat with the ground

    "The building was levelled"


  1. tear down(Verb)

    To demolish

Anagrams for tear down »

  1. danewort, downrate


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tear down in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tear down in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. German proverb:

    Love your neighbor, but don't tear down your fence.

  2. Jeb Bush on Tuesday:

    I have the energy to tear down those barriers for people that want to be lifted up.

  3. Shane Leslie:

    The American sign of civic progress is to tear down the familiar and erect the monstrous.

  4. Brigham Young:

    Don't try to tear down other people's religion about their ears, Build up your own perfect structure of truth, and invite your listeners to enter in and enjoy it's glories.

  5. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake:

    Too many people have spent generations building up this city for it to be destroyed by thugs who -- in a very senseless way -- are trying to tear down what so many have fought for.

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