lay+waste

  • 1 lay waste — To lay waste to something is to destroy it …

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  • 2 lay waste to — lay waste (to (something)) to destroy something. Last night, rabbits laid waste to the lettuce I was going to pick today. The army laid waste to the countryside as it moved south …

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  • 3 lay waste — (to (something)) to destroy something. Last night, rabbits laid waste to the lettuce I was going to pick today. The army laid waste to the countryside as it moved south …

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  • 4 lay waste — ► lay waste (to) completely destroy. Main Entry: ↑waste …

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  • 5 lay waste to — ► lay waste (to) completely destroy. Main Entry: ↑waste …

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  • 6 lay waste — index beat (defeat), damage, denude, despoil, destroy (efface), eliminate (eradicate) …

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  • 7 lay waste to — index extinguish Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 8 lay waste to — verb cause extensive destruction or ruin utterly The enemy lay waste to the countryside after the invasion • Syn: ↑waste, ↑devastate, ↑desolate, ↑ravage, ↑scourge • Derivationally related forms: ↑scourge …

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  • 9 lay waste — DEVASTATE, wipe out, destroy, demolish, annihilate, raze, ruin, wreck, level, flatten, ravage, pillage, sack, despoil. → lay * * * lay waste To devastate • • • Main Entry: ↑lay lay waste To devastate • • • Main Entry: ↑waste …

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  • 10 lay waste to — any further testing at this site will lay waste to an irreplaceable ecosystem Syn: devastate, wipe out, destroy, demolish, annihilate, raze, ruin, wreck, level, flatten, ravage, pillage, sack, despoil …

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  • 11 lay waste — Synonyms and related words: assault, attack, barbarize, batter, bring to ruin, brutalize, burn, butcher, carry on, condemn, confound, consume, damn, deal destruction, decimate, depredate, desolate, despoil, destroy, devastate, devour, dissolve,… …

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  • 12 lay waste — {v. phr.}, {literary} To cause wide and great damage to; destroy and leave in ruins; wreck. * /Enemy soldiers laid waste the land./ …

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  • 13 lay waste — {v. phr.}, {literary} To cause wide and great damage to; destroy and leave in ruins; wreck. * /Enemy soldiers laid waste the land./ …

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  • 14 lay waste — verb To completely destroy. The hurricane laid waste to the better part of several counties …

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  • 15 lay\ waste — v. phr. literary To cause wide and great damage to; destroy and leave in ruins; wreck. Enemy soldiers laid waste the land …

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  • 16 lay waste — damage, wreck, plunder    The Vikings raided Scotland s coast, laying waste the villages …

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  • 17 lay waste — destroy and leave in ruins, wreck The army troops laid waste to the enemy territory …

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  • 18 lay waste. — See lay1. → waste …

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  • 19 lay waste — See lay I …

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  • 20 lay waste — (Roget s IV) v. Syn. ravage, devastate, ruin; see destroy 1 …

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