Annihilate - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |əˈnaɪəleɪt|  American pronunciation of the word annihilate
Brit.  |əˈnʌɪɪleɪt|  British pronunciation of the word annihilate

verb

- kill in large numbers (syn: decimate, eliminate, eradicate, extinguish)

Examples

The enemy troops were annihilated.

He annihilated his opponent in the last election.

Just one of these bombs could annihilate a city the size of New York.

Tyson annihilated his opponent in the first round.

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: annihilate
he/she/it: annihilates
present participle: annihilating
past tense: annihilated
past participle: annihilated
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