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Meaning of "vandalize" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF VANDALIZE

vandalize  [ˈvændəˌlaɪz] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF VANDALIZE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Vandalize is a verb.
The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb vandalize in English.

WHAT DOES VANDALIZE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

vandalize

Vandalism

Vandalism is the behaviour attributed originally to the Vandals, by the Romans, in respect of culture: ruthless destruction or spoiling of anything beautiful or venerable. The term also includes criminal damage such as graffiti and defacement directed towards any property without permission of the owner. An example of vandalism on a street sign.

Definition of vandalize in the English dictionary

The definition of vandalize in the dictionary is to destroy or damage by an act of vandalism.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO VANDALIZE

PRESENT

Present
I vandalize
you vandalize
he/she/it vandalizes
we vandalize
you vandalize
they vandalize
Present continuous
I am vandalizing
you are vandalizing
he/she/it is vandalizing
we are vandalizing
you are vandalizing
they are vandalizing
Present perfect
I have vandalized
you have vandalized
he/she/it has vandalized
we have vandalized
you have vandalized
they have vandalized
Present perfect continuous
I have been vandalizing
you have been vandalizing
he/she/it has been vandalizing
we have been vandalizing
you have been vandalizing
they have been vandalizing
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I vandalized
you vandalized
he/she/it vandalized
we vandalized
you vandalized
they vandalized
Past continuous
I was vandalizing
you were vandalizing
he/she/it was vandalizing
we were vandalizing
you were vandalizing
they were vandalizing
Past perfect
I had vandalized
you had vandalized
he/she/it had vandalized
we had vandalized
you had vandalized
they had vandalized
Past perfect continuous
I had been vandalizing
you had been vandalizing
he/she/it had been vandalizing
we had been vandalizing
you had been vandalizing
they had been vandalizing
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will vandalize
you will vandalize
he/she/it will vandalize
we will vandalize
you will vandalize
they will vandalize
Future continuous
I will be vandalizing
you will be vandalizing
he/she/it will be vandalizing
we will be vandalizing
you will be vandalizing
they will be vandalizing
Future perfect
I will have vandalized
you will have vandalized
he/she/it will have vandalized
we will have vandalized
you will have vandalized
they will have vandalized
Future perfect continuous
I will have been vandalizing
you will have been vandalizing
he/she/it will have been vandalizing
we will have been vandalizing
you will have been vandalizing
they will have been vandalizing
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would vandalize
you would vandalize
he/she/it would vandalize
we would vandalize
you would vandalize
they would vandalize
Conditional continuous
I would be vandalizing
you would be vandalizing
he/she/it would be vandalizing
we would be vandalizing
you would be vandalizing
they would be vandalizing
Conditional perfect
I would have vandalize
you would have vandalize
he/she/it would have vandalize
we would have vandalize
you would have vandalize
they would have vandalize
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been vandalizing
you would have been vandalizing
he/she/it would have been vandalizing
we would have been vandalizing
you would have been vandalizing
they would have been vandalizing
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you vandalize
we let´s vandalize
you vandalize
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to vandalize
Past participle
vandalized
Present Participle
vandalizing
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH VANDALIZE


analyse
ˈænəˌlaɪz
defeudalise
diːˈfjuːdəˌlaɪz
defeudalize
diːˈfjuːdəˌlaɪz
feudalise
ˈfjuːdəˌlaɪz
feudalize
ˈfjuːdəˌlaɪz
finalize
ˈfaɪnəˌlaɪz
idolize
ˈaɪdəˌlaɪz
initialize
ɪˈnɪʃəˌlaɪz
localize
ˈləʊkəˌlaɪz
nodalize
ˈnəʊdəˌlaɪz
personalize
ˈpɜːsənəˌlaɪz
realise
ˈrɪəˌlaɪz
realize
ˈrɪəˌlaɪz
scandalise
ˈskændəˌlaɪz
scandalize
ˈskændəˌlaɪz
socialize
ˈsəʊʃəˌlaɪz
specialize
ˈspɛʃəˌlaɪz
unfeudalise
ʌnˈfjuːdəˌlaɪz
unfeudalize
ʌnˈfjuːdəˌlaɪz
visualize
ˈvɪʒʊəˌlaɪz

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE VANDALIZE

vanda
vandal
vandalic
vandalisation
vandalish
vandalism
vandalistic
vandalization
Vandemonian
Vanderbilt
vandyke
Vandyke beard
Vandyke brown
Vandyke cape
Vandyke collar
vane
vaned
vaneless

WORDS THAT END LIKE VANDALIZE

Belize
conceptualize
contextualize
crystalize
decriminalize
demoralize
equalize
generalize
globalize
idealize
immortalize
legalize
marginalize
materialize
nationalize
naturalize
neutralize
normalize
rationalize
revitalize
virtualize

Synonyms and antonyms of vandalize in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «vandalize» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF VANDALIZE

Find out the translation of vandalize to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of vandalize from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «vandalize» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

破坏公物
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

destrozar
570 millions of speakers

English

vandalize
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

उपद्रव मचाना
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

يُخَّرِبُ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

совершать акт вандализма
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

vandalizar
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ভানড্লীসম্ করা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

vandaliser
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Merosakkan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

mutwillig zerstören
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

故意に破壊する
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

파괴하다
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Vandalize
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

cố ý phá hoại
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

அழிக்க
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

तोडणे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

yakıp yıkmak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

vandalizzare
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

zniszczyć
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

нівечити
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

a vandaliza
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

βανδαλίζω
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

vandaliseer
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

vandalisera
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

vandalisere
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of vandalize

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «VANDALIZE»

The term «vandalize» is quite widely used and occupies the 48.504 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «VANDALIZE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «vandalize» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «vandalize» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about vandalize

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «VANDALIZE»

Discover the use of vandalize in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to vandalize and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Engineering Societies in the Agents World X: 10th ...
computes trust strength 7 // trust strength is represented by annotations in hooks 8 9 trust (J , ̃ vandalize (P) , Goal )[ strength (C) ] :− 10 . intend (Goal) & 11 act (J , ̃ vandalize (P) )[ strength (X) ] & // J is capable and intends to not vandalize 12 ...
Huib Aldewereld, Virginia Dignum, Gauthier Picard, 2009
2
Laughter at My Window: A book of songs and song poems
Yes I've got the blues & they've got a name, got the vandalize blues & it's a crying shame. It happened to me, might happen to you. It's a sad bad thing, the vandalize blues. They're rotten & low down those thieves in the night, steal your car ...
Blake Parker, 2011
3
Alice Nine Albums: Vandalize, Alpha, Kasou Musou Shi, Alice ...
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Books LLC Staff, LLC Books, 2010
4
Don DeLillo, Jean Baudrillard, and the Consumer Conundrum
Chapter. 7. To. Vandalize. Their. Eyeballs: Underworld's. Graffiti. Instinct. Grieving over the death of fellow graffiti artist Skaty 8, Underworld's Moonman 157 (a.k.a. Ismael Muñoz) meditates on the nature of his art. There is “no art in bombing ...
Marc Schuster
5
The Practical Writer
They light up a wider area. They are harder to vandalize. And they don't block people's view. Please notice, though, that for each example, each item in the blueprint has the same structure. In the last example, each was an entire sentence.
Edward Bailey, Philip Powell, 2007
6
Stalking: Perspectives on Victims and Perpetrators
Threaten to damage belongings (i.e., threaten to vandalize, steal, break, etc. . . . ) ? 2 4 137. Attempt to damage his/her belongings? 2 4 135. Threaten to physically hurt him/her? 2 3 132. Threaten to vandalize home or car (i.e., break in, fix locks ...
Dr. Keith E. Davis, Irene Hanson Frieze, Roland D. Maiuro, 2002
7
The Practical Writer with Readings
They light up a wider area. They are harder to vandalize. And they don't block people's view. Please notice, though, that for each example, each item in the blueprint has the same structure. In the last example, each was an entire sentence.
Edward Bailey, Philip Powell, 2007
8
When Church Kids Go Bad: How to Love and Work with Rude, ...
When kids vandalize church property and get caught, we have an incredible opportunity to flesh out Christ's love. Teenage vandals typically don't have healthy adult role models, good peer relationships, or good self-concepts. And they have ...
Les Christie, 2008
9
Done in a Day: Easy Detailing and Weathering Projects for ...
Add. graffiti. and. tags: A. completely. legal. way. to. vandalize. a. covered. hopper . Weather a tank car to leave no doubt about what. Like it or not, graffiti has become a permanent part of the contemporary railroad scene. If you model the ...
Pelle K. Soeborg, 2009
10
Tempted Again
“We swear we didn't steal any money or vandalize nothing.” “Anything,” Connor corrected. “Huh?” “Didn't vandalize anything,” Connor said. “We didn't vandalize anything,” the two teens said in unison. Jose glared at Connor as he retrieved his  ...
Cathie Linz, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «VANDALIZE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term vandalize is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Protesters Vandalize Cars of OSCE Observers in East Ukraine
Protesters in the rebel-controlled eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk have vandalized cars from the Organization for Security and Cooperation and Security in ... «ABC News, Jul 15»
2
Army vet guilty of using chalk to vandalize Fresno police memorial
A criminal complaint accused him of vandalizing the memorial in the late afternoon of June 16, 2014, when 70 people showed up at police headquarters to ... «Fresno Bee, Jul 15»
3
Women vandalize country liquor shop
We have information that an illicit liquor seller instigated the women to vandalize the shop," said excise superintendent (Khurda) Prabhat Behera. «Times of India, Jul 15»
4
'Hooligans' vandalize Tisdale cemetery
'Hooligans' vandalize Tisdale cemetery ... parks manager for the Town of Tisdale said he is disgusted that someone would vandalize the community's cemetery. «News Talk 980 CJME, Jul 15»
5
The DHS worried Baltimore protesters would vandalize natural gas …
Following the death of Freddie Gray on April 19, Department of Homeland Security officials feared a "catastrophic incident" if protesters were to target a plant ... «The Week Magazine, Jun 15»
6
Protesters Vandalize Charleston Confederate Statue With 'Black …
Police say someone spray-painted the message "Black Lives Matter" on a statue memorializing the Confederacy in Charleston several days after a shooting at a ... «Huffington Post, Jun 15»
7
Syrian hackers appear to vandalize Army website
In May, the group claimed responsibility for vandalizing the mobile website of The Washington Post. The group supports Syrian President Bashar Assad and hits ... «The Hill, Jun 15»
8
University Feminist Group Vandalizes Fraternity On The Eve Of …
On the night of Thursday, May 21 as numerous alumni and families of soon-to-be graduates crowded the Wesleyan University campus, a student feminist group ... «Daily Caller, May 15»
9
Dixon High School students vandalize campus
Dixon High School students vandalize campus. Some concrete walkways at Dixon High School on Friday still showed evidence of graffiti that was discovered ... «TheReporter.Com, May 15»
10
Copper thieves vandalize train tracks
Thieves vandalized cable along the A line subway tracks near Howard Beach, according to the MTA media office. That created delays, traffic, and subway cars ... «New York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV, May 15»

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