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

3 senses of pulverize

Sense 1
powderize, powderise, powder, pulverize, pulverise -- (make into a powder by breaking up or cause to become dust; "pulverize the grains")
       => disintegrate -- (break into parts or components or lose cohesion or unity; "The material disintegrated"; "the group disintegrated after the leader died")

Sense 2
demolish, pulverize, pulverise -- (destroy completely; "the wrecking ball demolished the building"; "demolish your enemies"; "pulverize the rebellion before it gets out of hand")
       => destroy, destruct -- (do away with, cause the destruction or undoing of; "The fire destroyed the house")

Sense 3
powderize, pulverize, pulverise, powderise -- (become powder or dust; "When it was blown up, the building powderized")
       => disintegrate -- (break into parts or components or lose cohesion or unity; "The material disintegrated"; "the group disintegrated after the leader died")

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