English to Afrikaans Meaning :: raze

Raze :
- uitkrabbenafgebrandrazesrazing

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Verb(1) tear down so as to make flat with the ground

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(1) If the charge that he conspired to raze a mosque is valid, there is a great deal to answer for.(2) I will raze the whole building to the ground, if that's what it takes to prove myself.(3) If you join, I will have no need to raze your towns and capture your villages.(4) Work began to raze the building in February this year.(5) Neither our lease nor our budget will allow us to raze our buildings to put in showcase-perfect sustainable materials.(6) Next it was the turn of armoured bulldozers to raze building after building.(7) In 1968, New York City razed the existing buildings and planted grass on the island.(8) They talk of ÔÇÿcarpet bombingÔÇÖ and razing whole cities to the ground.(9) The Israeli army said it razed the buildings because they had been used to fire at its troops and for smuggling arms.(10) Troops were razing buildings and killing people as they were encountered.(11) She slaughtered all Roman inhabitants and razed the town.(12) All the Trojan men are killed, the town is razed to the ground and the women are distributed among the occupiers as the spoils of victory.(13) And this week, the Mayfair building was finally razed to the ground.(14) The old village was razed to the ground, and very quickly the new town of Abbeyleix became established.(15) Some three hundred buildings were razed with a property loss estimated at three million dollars.(16) As if to exact revenge on being chased back to the desert, the border villages and towns were razed to the ground.
Related Words
(1) raze to the ground ::
met die grond gelyk
1. destroy ::
2. demolish ::
3. raze to the ground ::
met die grond gelyk
4. tear down ::
breek af
5. pull down ::
7. level ::
9. bulldoze ::
10. wipe out ::
uit te wis
11. lay waste ::
1. build ::
2. construct ::
3. erect ::
4. raise ::
in te samel
5. rear ::
Different Forms
raze, razed, razes, razing
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