Meaning: to demolish a building or other structureSynonym: pull down, demolish, dismantle
- tear down sth Many people protested against the plan to tear down the town's old library.
- tear sth down Before Liverpool builds their new stadium, they have to tear the old one down.
Nouns often used as objects with tear down: building, shed, church, factory, shelter, fence
The town council has decided to tear down
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Contributor: Matt Errey