What are some alternative words for undermine?

Synonyms for undermineˌʌn dərˈmaɪn or, esp. for 1,2,4 , ˈʌn dərˌmaɪn

This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar words for the term undermine.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. sabotage, undermine, countermine, counteract, subvert, weaken(verb)

    destroy property or hinder normal operations

    "The Resistance sabotaged railroad operations during the war"

    countermine, countervail, bring down, vitiate, counterbalance, deprave, debauch, cave, soften, misdirect, overturn, demoralize, counteract, subvert, sabotage, debase, profane, weaken, corrupt, damp, pervert, neutralize, demoralise, countercheck, antagonise, de-escalate, undermine, step down, dampen, overthrow, antagonize, break

  2. cave, undermine(verb)

    hollow out as if making a cave or opening

    "The river was caving the banks"

    subvert, undermine, cave, spelunk, countermine, sabotage, weaken, counteract


  1. undermine(verb)


  2. undermine(verb)

    To dig underneath (something), to make a passage or for destructive or military purposes; to sap.


  3. undermine(verb)

    To weaken or work against; to hinder, sabotage.


Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. undermine(v. a.)

    sap, mine

Translations for undermine

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for undermine »


Find a translation for the undermine synonym in other languages:

Select another language:

Images & Illustrations of undermine

     Images & Illustrations of undermine Images & Illustrations of undermine Images & Illustrations of undermine

Discuss these undermine synonyms with the community:


Use the citation below to add these synonyms to your bibliography:


"undermine." Synonyms.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2018. Web. 23 Mar. 2018. <https://www.synonyms.net/synonym/undermine>.

Are we missing a good synonym for undermine?

Free, no signup required:

Add to Chrome

Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Free, no signup required:

Add to Firefox

Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for undermine:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.