Demolish vs Generate - What's the difference?

demolish | generate |


As verbs the difference between demolish and generate

is that demolish is to destroy; to destruct while generate is to bring into being; give rise to.

demolish

English

Verb

(es)
  • To destroy; to destruct.
  • They demolished the old house and put up four townhouses.
  • (figuratively) To utterly defeat.
  • * {{quote-news
  • , 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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    generate

    English

    Verb

    (generat)
  • To bring into being; give rise to.
  • * {{quote-news, year=2012, date=May 9, author=Jonathan Wilson, work=the Guardian
  • , title= Europa League: Radamel Falcao's Atl├ętico Madrid rout Athletic Bilbao , passage=In the last 20 minutes Athletic began to generate the sort of pressure of which they are capable, but by then it was far too late: the game had begun to slip away from them as early as the seventh minute.}}
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2013-06-22, volume=407, issue=8841, page=68, magazine=(The Economist)
  • , title= T time , passage=The ability to shift profits to low-tax countries by locating intellectual property in them
  • To produce as a result of a chemical or physical process.
  • To procreate, beget.
  • (mathematics) To form a figure from a curve or solid.
  • To appear or occur; be generated.
  • * 1883 , (Thomas Hardy), (The Three Strangers)
  • Mrs. Fennel, seeing the steam begin to generate on the countenances of her guests, crossed over and touched the fiddler's elbow and put her hand on the serpent's mouth.

    Synonyms

    * (to bring into being) create

    Antonyms

    * (to bring into being) annihilate, extinguish * (to produce as a result of a chemical or physical process) erase

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