torpedo - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] 

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/tɔː(r)ˈpiːdəʊ/
present tense
I/you/we/theytorpedo
he/she/ittorpedoes
present participletorpedoing
past tensetorpedoed
past participletorpedoed
  1. 1
    to hit a ship or a submarine with a torpedo
  2. 2
    informal to destroy someone or something

    The vote could torpedo his political career.