Definition of annihilate verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    annihilate

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//əˈnaɪəˌleɪt//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they annihilate
     
    he / she / it annihilates
     
    past simple annihilated
     
    -ing form annihilating
     
     
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  1. 1annihilate somebody/something/yourself to destroy someone or something completely The human race has enough weapons to annihilate itself.
  2. 2annihilate somebody/something to defeat someone or something completely She annihilated her opponent, who failed to win a single game.
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NAmE//əˌnaɪəˈleɪʃn//
 
noun [uncountable] the annihilation of the whole human race
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