动词过去式:demolished 过去分词:demolished 现在分词:demolishing 第三人称单数:demolishes
1 (a) pull or knock down (a building, etc) 拆毁, 拆除（建筑物等）
*They've demolished the slum district. 贫民区已拆除.
(b) (fig 比喻) destroy (a theory, etc) 推翻, 驳倒（理论等）
*Her article brilliantly demolishes his argument. 她的文章精辟地批驳了他的论点.
2 (fig joc 比喻, 谑) eat (sth) greedily 贪婪地吃（某物）
*She demolished two whole pies. 她贪婪地吃下两个馅饼.
[Date: 1500-1600; Language: Old French;Origin: demolir, from Latin moliri 'to build']
to completely destroy a building
The entire east wing of the building was demolished in the fire.
to prove that an idea or opinion is completely wrong
He demolished my argument in minutes.
to end or ruin something completely
These ants can demolish large areas of forest.
to defeat someone very easily
Miami demolished Texas 46 - 3.
especially BrE informal to eat all of something very quickly
He demolished a second helping of pie.