[ UK /dɪsmˈɑːntə‍l/ ]
[ US /dɪsˈmænəɫ, dɪsˈmæntəɫ/ ]
  1. take apart into its constituent pieces
  2. tear down so as to make flat with the ground
    The building was levelled
  3. take off or remove
    strip a wall of its wallpaper
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How To Use dismantle In A Sentence

  • Police claim to have dismantled 12 networks of traffickers so far this year. Times, Sunday Times
  • The equipment had to be dismantled and reassembled at each new location.
  • Oh, these professionals!" ingeminated Captain Pond again, eyeing the breach and the dismantled married quarters. Merry-Garden and Other Stories
  • Cake/dessert, or sweetmeat baskets are extremely popular and apart from the converted liners already mentioned, dismantled epergnes and converted goblets are the two most common deceptions.
  • You had to rebush the rod if the slack was excessive, or rebore the big end if it was split - all of which you hoped could be deferred until the entire affair had to be dismantled for white-lead testing.
  • The turbines would have a lifespan of 25 years and after that period would be decommissioned and dismantled.
  • Chris dismantled the bike in five minutes.
  • This toy machine gun dismantles easily.
  • At his lunch with Reagan and Bush just after the speech, one American asked, “Did we hear that word dismantle right?” American Sketches
  • BRITAIN'S air pollution monitoring network could be dismantled under government plans to remove the obligation on councils to produce detailed reports on local air quality. Times, Sunday Times
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