Origin of raze
synonym study for raze
OTHER WORDS FROM razerazer, nounun·razed, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH razeraze , raise
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How to use raze in a sentence
Experts say this year is on track to be as bad as 2020, when fires razed more than 19 million acres of the world’s largest tropical forest.
In June, a normally temperate village in western Canada briefly became one of the hottest places on earth and before 90% of its buildings were razed by a wildfire.How Deadly Flooding in Germany and Belgium Exposed Europe's Climate Change Hubris|Ciara Nugent|July 19, 2021|Time
She set fire to large swathes of land, razed villages and towns, and melted precious metals.
Apartment buildings were razed because, according to Israelis, some units were housing Palestinian weaponry.Calls for Justice in the U.S. Create a Dilemma for Pro-Israel Policies|Philip Elliott|May 21, 2021|Time
But, at the same time, the house next door was recently bought by the city and razed because of flood risk.The Climate Real Estate Bubble: Is the U.S. on the Verge of Another Financial Crisis?|Graphics by Emily Barone|April 19, 2021|Time
In 1999, Mayor Dennis Archer sent in his own team of bulldozers to raze the art, but the artist stayed put and rebuilt.Who Is Burning Down Detroit’s World-Famous Street Art?|James Fassinger|March 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He I am informed sent a message to the Osage nation to raze the Kanses village entirely.
Here an awful blast swept the house, as if to raze it to its foundations.My New Curate|P.A. Sheehan
En ez fur sellen' this place, war I wuz born'd en raze, I never spec' ter.That Old-Time Child, Roberta|Sophie Fox Sea
"He would raze the gates of hades for her," was the prompt reply.Old Broadbrim Into the Heart of Australia|Author of "Old Broadbrim"
His house has been broken into by the city-prefect and every corner of it searched; they say they mean to raze it to the ground.Quintus Claudius, Volume 2 of 2|Ernst Eckstein