Synonyms of lay waste in English:

lay waste

See definition of lay waste to (or lay something (to) waste)


1‘the army laid waste to hundreds of villages’

devastate, wipe out, destroy, demolish, annihilate, raze, ruin, leave in ruins, wreck, level, flatten, gut, consume, ravage, pillage, sack, wreak havoc on
literary despoil
rare depredate