Definition of annihilate
From Latin annihilō ("I reduce to nothing") < ad ("to") + nihil ("nothing").
to annihilate (third-person singular simple present annihilates, present participle annihilating, simple past and past participle annihilated)
- To reduce to nothing, to destroy, to eradicate.
The Protestants of the North fear they will be annihilated by the Catholics should Britain withdraw from Ulster.
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