Synonyms of lay waste in English:

lay waste


See UK English definition of lay waste to

phrase

1‘the army laid waste to hundreds of villages’

SYNONYMS
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