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Definition of raze verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

raze

 verb
verb
NAmE//reɪz//
 
[usually passive] raze somethingVerb Forms present simple I / you / we / they raze
 
he / she / it razes
 
past simple razed
 
-ing form razing
 
 
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to completely destroy a building, town, etc. so that nothing is left The village was razed to the ground. The woods were razed by fire.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: raze