What is another word for take apart?

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To dismantle something into its component pieces
“Usually, the winning team goes through a thorough tear-down, meaning it will take apart the engine, the suspension, the power train, and whatever else officials want to check out.”
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To destroy something, especially by demolishing it
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“Swales turned to look from where he crouched beneath the checkout stand as he heard the whining suction of the wind begin to take apart the building.”
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To inflict emotional or physical harm or distress upon
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“After the meeting broke up, he cornered me and threatened to take me apart if I ever requested more soap dispensers in the toilets again.”
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To attack verbally or physically
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To free from the condition of being stuck
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Divide up
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To break down into basic elements (for analysis)
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Snap off something
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To correct minutiae or find fault in unimportant details
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Humble
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To fiddle with something in an attempt to fix, mend or improve it, especially in an experimental or unskilled manner
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To break the (physical) connection of or between
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To diminish the confidence or courage of
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Diminish or destroy the value or quality of
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To remove completely, leaving no trace
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To break up into small pieces as the result of impact
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To comprehensively defeat
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