Bedeutung von “destroy” — Learner’s Dictionary

destroy

verb [ T ] us uk /dɪˈstrɔɪ/
Extra Examples
The flood destroyed thousands of homes.The building had been destroyed by fire.The bomb destroyed several office buildings in the city.The documents were destroyed by mistake.The fighting has destroyed any hopes of an end to the war.

B1 to damage something so badly that it does not exist or cannot be used:

Many works of art were destroyed in the fire.

(Definition von “destroy” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)