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synonyms for dismantling

  • break up
  • demolish
  • destroy
  • disassemble
  • raze
  • undo
  • wreck
  • annihilate
  • bankrupt
  • bare
  • decimate
  • denudate
  • denude
  • deprive
  • dismember
  • dismount
  • disrobe
  • divest
  • fell
  • level
  • ruin
  • strike
  • strip
  • subvert
  • wrack
  • break down
  • knock down
  • part out
  • pull down
  • take down
  • take to pieces
  • tear down
  • unrig

antonyms for dismantling

MOST RELEVANT
  • build
  • construct
  • create
  • repair
  • restore
  • clothe
  • cover
  • assemble
  • combine
  • put together
  • raise
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How to use dismantling in a sentence

Meanwhile the Vindictive was still the object of a fire that was rapidly dismantling all of her that was visible.
THE HEROIC RECORD OF THE BRITISH NAVYARCHIBALD HURD
At last came breaking camp, the desolation of dismantling and leave-taking.
IN NEW ENGLAND FIELDS AND WOODSROWLAND E. ROBINSON
Dismantling whole cell groups, testing circuits, radiations everything.
THE BRAINALEXANDER BLADE
Dismantling the almost buried shelter, digging out the toboggan and loading it took some time.
SOUTH FROM HUDSON BAYE. C. [ETHEL CLAIRE] BRILL
Police and soldiers visited every printing works and newspaper office, taking away founts of type and dismantling presses.
THE CHILDRENS' STORY OF THE WAR, VOLUME 4 (OF 10)JAMES EDWARD PARROTT
They must have gone ahead with a small train, and left these four standing, after dismantling them.
DEATH VALLEY IN '49WILLIAM LEWIS MANLY
The packer was dismantling the scales as a preliminary to laying them in the last suit-case.
BERRY AND CO.DORNFORD YATES
He mentions the uproar of the victors in the Temple; the dismantling of the walls; the exile of king and princes (verses 1-9).
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 16, SLICE 2VARIOUS
Kingswell followed, and found him dismantling the couches and walls of their valuable furs.
BROTHERS OF PERILTHEODORE GOODRIDGE ROBERTS
The dismantling of its fortifications began in 1760, but fragments of the old walls remain.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 16, SLICE 6VARIOUS
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