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Verb: dismantle  dis'man-t(u)l
  1. Tear down so as to make flat with the ground
    "When a force occupies an enemy fortress, it may dismantle the fortifications";
    - level, raze, rase, tear down, take down, pull down
     
  2. Take apart into its constituent pieces
    - disassemble, take apart, break up, break apart
     
  3. Take off or remove
    - strip

Derived forms: dismantled, dismantling, dismantles

Type of: destroy, destruct, remove, spifflicate, spiflicate, take, take away, withdraw