unbuild

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

un- +‎ build

Verb[edit]

unbuild ‎(third-person singular simple present unbuilds, present participle unbuilding, simple past and past participle unbuilt)

  1. (transitive) To dismantle or deconstruct (something previously built).
    • 2007 July 2, Richard Eder, “When People, Culture and Even Time Are Suspect”, in New York Times[1]:
      His building and unbuilding, both, are a slog.