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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To tear down and destroy completely.

Usage examples (31)
  • The bulldozer will raze the whole apartment building once it is cleared out.
  • Lieutenant, "or the people will raze it to the ground!"
  • Let them wipe it out, raze it to the level of the ground.
  • There were 2,000 houses to raze and new structures to be built. for more
Tutoring comment
  • Another word that sounds like "raze" which means to tear down completely, is "raise" which means to lift up.
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