What does sabotage mean?

Definitions for sabotage
ˈsæb əˌtɑʒsab·o·tage

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sabotage(verb)

    a deliberate act of destruction or disruption in which equipment is damaged

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

    destroy property or hinder normal operations

    "The Resistance sabotaged railroad operations during the war"

GCIDE

  1. Sabotage(n.)

    (a) Scamped work. (b) Malicious waste or destruction of an employer's property or injury to his interests by workmen during labor troubles.2. any surreptitious destruction of property or obstruction of activity by persons not known to be hostile; -- in war, such actions carried out behind enemy lines by agents or local sympathisers of the hostile power.

  2. Origin: [F.]

Wiktionary

  1. sabotage(Noun)

    A deliberate action aimed at weakening an enemy through subversion, obstruction, disruption, and/or destruction.

  2. sabotage(Noun)

    An act or acts with intent to injure, interfere with, or obstruct the national defense of a country by willfully injuring or destroying, or attempting to injure or destroy, any national defense or war materiel, premises, or utilities, to include human and natural resources.

  3. sabotage(Verb)

    to deliberately destroy or damage something in order to prevent it from being successful

    The railway line had been sabotaged by enemy commandos

  4. Origin: From sabotage (verb is from the noun)

Freebase

  1. Sabotage

    Sabotage is a deliberate action aimed at weakening another entity through subversion, obstruction, disruption, or destruction. In a workplace setting, sabotage is the conscious withdrawal of efficiency generally directed at causing some change in workplace conditions. One who engages in sabotage is a saboteur. As a rule, saboteurs try to conceal their identities because of the consequences of their actions.

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. sabotage

    An act or acts with intent to injure, interfere with, or obstruct the national defense of a country by willfully injuring or destroying, or attempting to injure or destroy, any national defense or war materiel, premises, or utilities, to include human and natural resources.

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How to say sabotage in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sabotage in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sabotage in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of sabotage in a Sentence

  1. Lopez Obrador:

    There's sabotage, let's see who gets tired first.

  2. Angela Lemond:

    I see more people self-sabotage when they’re anxious.

  3. Chancellor Angela Merkel:

    The range of threats spans cyber-spying and sabotage to cyber war.

  4. Sebastien Godinot:

    Behind window-dressing rhetoric, they clearly want to sabotage the The OECD deal.

  5. Petro Poroshenko:

    Acts of terrorism and sabotage on critical infrastructure facilities remain possibly today.

Images & Illustrations of sabotage

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