dismantled dismantled  /dɪs ˈmæn təld/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) torn down and broken up

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. That was just one reason the government pulled funding and the project was dismantled.
  2. Vandals long ago dismantled the outsize bust of Morrison that once topped the grave.

News

  1. VIDEO: Hilltown, Franconia barns being dismantled, rebuilt as one at Mennonite Heritage Center in Harleysville

    As Mike Hart went through the lumber from one of two local barns that are being dismantled, then reassembled as one, he noticed a piece was from an American Chestnut tree.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Perkasie News-Herald

  2. Two 'Operation Weed Whacker' suspects headed to county court after waiving hearings

    Two of eight suspected co-conspirators in a multi-million-dollar interstate marijuana trafficking ring dismantled by county, state and federal authorities last month in “Operation Weed Whacker,” waived their preliminary hearings June 6 and are headed to trial.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Ambler Gazette

  3. Koreas have incentives to talk after failed try

    South Korea dismantled the meeting table, pulled down the placards and rolled up the red carpet. Its intended guest, North Korea, has stopped answering the phone. The cancellation of the rivals' much-anticipated ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "Obviously I always enjoy the match against Fabrice," said Federer, chasing his third consecutive Australian Open title and his 13th major. "First time I played him, he totally dismantled me. Showed I had a lot of things to work on. Today I...
    on Jan 16, 2008 By: Roger Federer Source: Forbes

  2. "The terrorist cells are being dismantled and operations will continue until we put an end to this dangerous plight that threatens the unity and the prosperity of the people," al-Maliki said Friday.
    on Mar 8, 2007 By: Nouri al-Maliki Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "Either Hamas is going to be dismantled, or the government is going to be dismantled," Lieberman said in a statement. "This is not an ultimatum, but these are the options."
    on May 20, 2007 By: Avigdor Lieberman Source: FOXNews

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