What does tearing down mean?

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tear·ing down

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. razing, leveling, tearing down, demolishingnoun

    complete destruction of a building

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

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

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tearing down in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of tearing down in a Sentence

  1. The Trump campaign on Tuesday:

    After saying she was open to tearing down statues of George Washington, Tammy Duckworth is now using her military service to deflect from her support for the left-wing campaign to villainize America's founding.

  2. Bill Clinton:

    We don't need to make America great again -- America has never stopped being great, but we do need to make America whole again. Instead of building walls, we need to be tearing down barriers. We need to show by everything we do that we really are in this together.

  3. Dror Ladin:

    It's a good start that the Biden administration is not rushing to defend Trump's illegal wall in court, but just hitting the brakes isn't enough. Trump's wall devastated border communities, the environment, and tribal sites, it's time for the Biden administration to step up for border communities, and commit to mitigating environmental damage and tearing down the wall.

  4. Maryland Jonathan Lenzner:

    We are tearing down the borders that carjackers use to conceal their trails of violence.

  5. Vice President Pence:

    President Donald Trump and I will always support the right of Americans to peaceful protest, but rioting and looting is not peaceful protest, tearing down statues is not free speech. Those who do so will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law, last week, Joe Biden didn't say one word about the violence and chaos engulfing cities across this country. Let me be clear, the violence must stop, whether in Minneapolis, Portland, or Kenosha.

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