Meaning of dismantle
Pronunciation: (dis-man'tl), [key]
— -tled, -tling.
- to deprive or strip of apparatus, furniture, equipment, defenses, etc.: to dismantle a ship; to dismantle a fortress.
- to disassemble or pull down; take apart: They dismantled the machine and shipped it in pieces.
- to divest of dress, covering, etc.: The wind dismantled the trees of their leaves.
- dismantle (Thesaurus)