Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Raze

Raze [ reyz ]
 transitive verb ]
 MEANING :
 1. destroy, demolish or tear down
2. (archaic) to erase, scrape off or shave off
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 The illegal constructions were razed to the ground.
 USAGE EXAMPLE 2 :
 New York's original Pennsylvania Station, a similarly grand, classically-inspired structure, was razed in 1964.