Dismantled vs Demolish - What's the difference?

dismantled | demolish |


As verbs the difference between dismantled and demolish

is that dismantled is (dismantle) while demolish is to destroy; to destruct.

dismantled

English

Verb

(head)
  • (dismantle)

  • dismantle

    English

    Verb

    (dismantl)
  • (originally) To divest, strip of dress or covering.
  • To remove fittings or furnishings from.
  • To take apart; to disassemble; to take to pieces.
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  • , author=George Monbiot, authorlink=George Monbiot , title=Money just makes the rich suffer , volume=188, issue=23, page=19 , magazine=(The Guardian Weekly) citation , passage=In order to grant the rich these pleasures, the social contract is reconfigured. The welfare state is dismantled . Essential public services are cut so that the rich may pay less tax. […]}}

    Derived terms

    * dismantlement

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    demolish

    English

    Verb

    (es)
  • To destroy; to destruct.
  • They demolished the old house and put up four townhouses.
  • (figuratively) To utterly defeat.
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  • , year=2011 , date=October 2 , author=Kevin Core , title=Fulham 6 - 0 QPR , work=BBC Sport citation , page= , passage=Andrew Johnson scored a hat-trick as Fulham demolished London rivals Queens Park Rangers to win their Premier League fixture of the season.}}

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