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Verb: raze  reyz
  1. Destroy (a building or buildings) so as to make nearly level the ground
    "When a force occupies an enemy fortress, it may raze the fortifications";
    - level, rase, dismantle, tear down, take down, pull down, flatten

Sounds like: raiss, raz

Derived forms: razed, razing, razes

Type of: destroy, destruct, spifflicate [Brit, informal], spiflicate [Brit, informal], uncreate [literary]

Antonym: put up

Encyclopedia: Raze, Haute-Saône