Meaning of unbuild in English:


Pronunciation /ʌnˈbɪld/

verbpast participle verb unbuilt

[with object]
  • Demolish or destroy.

    ‘you can't unbuild the transport networks we've got’
    • ‘some communities take a slower approach and unbuild a dam section by section’
    • ‘We now need institutions and policies that will unbuild that.’
    • ‘Also shown on flat-screen monitors was documentation of a performance, for friends and family back home, in which a wooden model of the mill was built and unbuilt in a single day; participants dressed in period costume.’
    knock down, pull down, tear down, bring down, destroy, flatten, raze, raze to the ground, level, reduce to ruins, bulldoze, break up, topple