Meaning : Do away with, cause the destruction or undoing of.
The fire destroyed the house.
Synonyms : destruct
Meaning : Destroy completely. Damage irreparably.
You have ruined my car by pouring sugar in the tank!.
The tears ruined her make-up.
Synonyms : ruin
Meaning : Defeat soundly and humiliatingly.
The home team demolished the visitors.
Synonyms : demolish
Meaning : Put (an animal) to death.
The customs agents destroyed the dog that was found to be rabid.
The sick cat had to be put down.
Synonyms : put down