Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb lay_waste_to

1 sense of lay waste to

Sense 1
lay waste to, waste, devastate, desolate, ravage, scourge -- (cause extensive destruction or ruin utterly; "The enemy lay waste to the countryside after the invasion")
       => destroy, ruin -- (destroy completely; damage irreparably; "You have ruined my car by pouring sugar in the tank!"; "The tears ruined her make-up")

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