Destroyed vs Damaged - What's the difference?

destroyed | damaged |


As verbs the difference between destroyed and damaged

is that destroyed is (destroy) while damaged is (damage).

As an adjective destroyed

is (ireland|informal) (particularly of a child) soiled, muddied, especially as a result of a fall or spill.

destroyed

English

Verb

(head)
  • (destroy)
  • Adjective

    (-)
  • (Ireland, informal) (particularly of a child) soiled, muddied, especially as a result of a fall or spill.
  • damaged

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (damage)
  • Usage notes

    * Nouns to which "damaged" is often applied: building, house, home, bridge, tree, street, road, vehicle, car, aircraft, ship, machine, goods, merchandize, material, stock, book, document, file, hard disk, skin, hair, tissue, joint, cartilage, baggage, reputation.