- To reduce to nothing; destroy completely.
- To defeat completely; crush.
Late latin annihilatus, past participle of annihilari, from latin ad- + nihil nothing.
- The enemy's army was annihilated.
- The new drug has the ability to annihilate cancer cells.
- The company was able to annihilate its competition.
- The storm annihilated the coastal town.
- His reputation was annihilated by the scandal.