bulldoze
[ bool-dohz ]
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Part of SpeechverbOrigin + Etymology
Late 19th century; originally used in the US in the sense "intimidate;" from bull + -doze, alteration of the noun dose
Synonyms
verb
flattenrazeshove
Antonyms
verb
buildconstruct
Definition
verbto clear, level, or reshape the contours of (land) by or as if by using a bulldozer
Examples
verbA) The construction team planned to bulldoze the land starting early in the morning. B) The toddler loved to bulldoze with his toy construction vehicles in the sand.
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