Definition of Destruct

1. Verb. Destroy (one's own missile or rocket). "The engineers had to destruct the rocket for safety reasons"

Generic synonyms: Destroy



2. Verb. Do away with, cause the destruction or undoing of. "The fire destroyed the house"

Definition of Destruct

1. v. t. To destroy.

Definition of Destruct

1. Verb. (transitive) To intentionally cause the destruction of. ¹

2. Verb. (intransitive) To self-destruct. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Destruct

1. to destroy [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: destroy

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Destruct

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Literary usage of Destruct

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1. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of English Usage by Inc. Merriam-Webster (1994)
"The issue is dead today, however, and need not concern you. destruct, self-destruct Ever since the 1950s people have been writing to ask if there is such a ..."

2. Dictionary of National Biography by Leslie Stephen (1885)
"the convent severely for the part which it had taken in resisting his invasion. [Lil>er <le Ну du, ed. Edwards, R. 8. ; destruct io ..."

3. Fowler's Practical Phrenology: Giving a Concise Elementary View of by Orson Squire Fowler (1840)
"... be honest in all his transactions where love of gain does not entice him astray: with only moderate acquis., and large or very large destruct., combat., ..."

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