lessen the strength of
"The fever weakened his body"
"The prisoner's resistance weakened after seven days"
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
de-escalate, weaken, step down(verb)
reduce the level or intensity or size or scope of
"de-escalate a crisis"
dampen, damp, soften, weaken, break(verb)
lessen in force or effect
"soften a shock"; "break a fall"
crack, step down, break away, give way, soften, mince, reveal, give out, unwrap, conk out, part, wash, counteract, collapse, die, transgress, founder, weaken, discover, snap off, stop, go, demote, break out, separate, cushion, muffle, split, give away, damp, smash, dull, offend, get out, fracture, relegate, bring out, violate, pause, divulge, buffer, let on, get around, interrupt, wear out, cave in, deaden, break-dance, check, break up, breach, break in, give, split up, subvert, better, burst, go bad, break off, tone down, disclose, bust, erupt, moisten, relent, recrudesce, undermine, stifle, break dance, go against, dampen, fall in, bump, let out, ruin, fall apart, kick downstairs, de-escalate, break down, infract, fail, come apart, bankrupt, develop, mute, expose, break, moderate, discontinue, intermit, countermine, yield, wear, sabotage
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Translations for weaken
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- аслабіць, аслабляцьBelarusian
- debilitar, afeblir, afeblir-se, debilitar-seCatalan, Valencian
- languir, debilitarse, debilitar, languecer, languidecerSpanish
- heikentää, heikentyä, heiketäFinnish
- lagaichScottish Gaelic
- gyengít, gyengülHungarian
- indebolire, spossare, indebolirsiItalian
- 弱くなる, 衰える, 弱くする, 弱気になるJapanese
- infirmor, infirmo, labefactō, debilitoLatin
- słabnąć, osłabnąćPolish
- ослабить, слабеть, ослабевать, ослабеть, ослаблять, ослабнутьRussian
- försvagas, mattas, försvagaSwedish
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