Pronunciation: (di-mol'ish),[key] —v.t. 1. to destroy or ruin (a building or other structure), esp. on purpose; tear down; raze.
2. to put an end to; destroy; explode: The results of his research demolished many theories. 3. to lay waste to; ruin utterly: The fire demolished the area. 4. Informal.to devour completely: We simply demolished that turkey.