216 - Decimate

decimate : Verb

  1. to kill large numbers of animals, plants or people in a particular area (Oxford)
  2. decimate something (informal) to severely damage something or make something weaker (Oxford)
  3. to kill a large number of something, or to reduce something severely (Cambridge)

بہت زيادہ قتل و غارت کرنا / تباہ کرنا

Sentence (s)

  1. The rabbit population was decimated by the disease. (Oxford)
  2. Cheap imports decimated the British cycle industry. (Oxford)
  3. Populations of endangered animals have been decimated. (Cambridge)

Phrases & Connected Words

  • population was decimated by the disease
  • imports decimated
  • Populations of endangered animals have been decimated