• Decimating Definition & Synonyms
- (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Decimate
• Decimate Definition & Synonyms
- (v. t.) To select by lot and punish with death every tenth man of; as, to decimate a regiment as a punishment for mutiny.
- (v. t.) To take the tenth part of; to tithe.
- (v. t.) To destroy a considerable part of; as, to decimate an army in battle; to decimate a people by disease.