Meaning of Decimate

English: Decimate
Bangla: ধ্বংস করা
Hindi: बरबाद करना, नाश करना, दशम भाग नष्ट करना, तबाह करना
Type: Verb / ক্রিয়া / क्रिया

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Bangla Academy Dictionary:

Definition: 1

to destroy a great number or proportion of: The population was decimated by a plague.

Definition: 2

to select by lot and kill every tenth person of.

Definition: 3

Obsolete. to take a tenth of or from.

Definition: 4

to destroy or kill a large proportion of: a plague decimated the population

Definition: 5

(esp in the ancient Roman army) to kill every tenth man of (a mutinous section)