[v] defeat soundly; "The home team demolished the visitors"
[v] as of animals; "The customs agents destroyed the dog that was found to be rabid"
[v] destroy completely; damage irreparably; "You have ruined my car by pouring sugar in the tank!"; "The tears ruined her make-up"
[v] do away with, cause the destruction or undoing of; "The fire destroyed the house"