Dismantle

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Physical ObjectsPlay
Used when physically taking something into separate pieces. SlideShe had to dismantle the crib before moving it to another room.
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Methodical ProcessPlay
Often done methodically, with the intent to reassemble or repair. SlideThe mechanic dismantled the engine to replace the faulty parts.
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Not DestructionPlay
Different from destroying; parts are preserved for future use. SlideAfter Halloween, we'll dismantle the decorations and save them for next year.