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"
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"
To make weaker.
To become weaker.
to make weak; to lessen the strength of; to deprive of strength; to debilitate; to enfeeble; to enervate; as, to weaken the body or the mind; to weaken the hands of a magistrate; to weaken the force of an objection or an argument
to reduce in quality, strength, or spirit; as, to weaken tea; to weaken any solution or decoction
to become weak or weaker; to lose strength, spirit, or determination; to become less positive or resolute; as, the patient weakened; the witness weakened on cross-examination
Weaken (verb)to decrease in value when weigh against to money.
Weaken to decline or reduce effectiveness of an electronic device when advance gadget was invented.Submitted by pinkss5 on October 17, 2015
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Rank popularity for the word 'weaken' in Verbs Frequency: #898
The numerical value of weaken in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of weaken in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Examples of weaken in a Sentence
Useless laws weaken the necessary laws.
There is a good chance the euro would weaken again.
It is not in our interest at all to weaken this alliance.
If you weaken the monarchy, you undermine the entire nation.
We can weaken these networks, reduce fentanyl availability, andsave lives.
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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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