Definition of Dismantle

1. Verb. Tear down so as to make flat with the ground. "The building was levelled"

Exact synonyms: Level, Pull Down, Rase, Raze, Take Down, Tear Down
Specialized synonyms: Bulldoze
Generic synonyms: Destroy, Destruct
Derivative terms: Level, Level, Razing, Razing
Antonyms: Raise



2. Verb. Take apart into its constituent pieces.
Exact synonyms: Break Apart, Break Up, Disassemble, Take Apart
Generic synonyms: Destroy, Destruct
Antonyms: Assemble
Derivative terms: Dismantlement, Dismantling

3. Verb. Take off or remove. "Strip a wall of its wallpaper"
Exact synonyms: Strip
Generic synonyms: Remove, Take, Take Away, Withdraw
Derivative terms: Stripper, Stripping

Definition of Dismantle

1. v. t. To strip or deprive of dress; to divest.

Definition of Dismantle

1. Verb. (context: originally) To divest, strip of dress or covering ¹

2. Verb. To remove fittings or furnishings from ¹

3. Verb. To take apart; to disassemble; to take to pieces ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dismantle

1. [v -TLED, -TLING, -TLES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dismantle

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dismantle (current term)
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Literary usage of Dismantle

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1. History of the War in the Peninsula and in the South of France: From the by William Francis Patrick Napier (1862)
"... advances into Leon—French dismantle Astorga—Skirmish on the Orbigo— General inefficiency of the ..."

2. The Invasion of the Crimea: Its Origin, and an Account of Its Progress Down by Alexander Kinglake (1877)
"... were not only able to see and understand ben taking this condition, but to accept it with all its con- ^ives to upon them- * dismantle ..."

3. Voyage of the United States Frigate Potomac: Under the Command of Commodore by Jeremiah N. Reynolds (1835)
"... and storm and dismantle all the Forts but one—The Victorious Party return on board—Loss in the Attack—Funeral Service for the Slain—Official Documents. ..."

4. A Brief Historical Relation of State Affairs from September 1678 to April 1714 by Narcissus Luttrell (1857)
"The Switzers have demanded the payment of their subsidies, and to stop their mouths the king has promised them to dismantle ..."

5. The History of the Late Province of New-York, from Its Discovery, to the by William Smith, New-York Historical Society (1829)
"... the same again, or any of them to demolish or dismantle as may be most convenient. And forasmuch as divers mutinies and disorders may happen by persons ..."

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