Demolish and Erect

Demolish

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Demolish verb – To destroy (as a building) completely by knocking down or breaking to pieces.
Usage example: developers demolished the old warehouse to make room for the new shopping mall

Erect is an antonym for demolish.
Nearby Words: demolition, demolishing
Antonyms for Demolish

Erect

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Erect verb – To fix in an upright position.
Usage example: the tribes of the Pacific Northwest erected totem poles in front of their dwellings

Demolish is an antonym for erect in build topic.
Nearby Words: erection, erected, erecting, erectile, erector
Antonyms for Erect
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Common collocations

place demolish place erect place
base demolish base erect base
wall demolish wall erect wall
building demolish building erect building
Other nouns: barrier, buildings.
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