Definition of Decimate

  • (v. t.) To take the tenth part of; to tithe.
  • (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 destroy a considerable part of; as, to decimate an army in battle; to decimate a people by disease.

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