decimate

1 ENTRIES FOUND:
Save
decimate /ˈdɛsəˌmeɪt/ verb
decimates; decimated; decimating
decimate
/ˈdɛsəˌmeɪt/
verb
decimates; decimated; decimating
Learner's definition of DECIMATE
[+ object]
: to destroy a large number of (plants, animals, people, etc.)
usually used as (be) decimated
: to severely damage or destroy a large part of (something)
usually used as (be) decimated

— decimation

/ˌdɛsəˈmeɪʃən/ noun [noncount]
Comments & Questions
Comments & Questions
What made you want to look up decimate? Include any comments and questions you have about this word.