Sinonimi inglese britannico
(verbo ) 
Definition
to become or make weak or weaker
Her opponents believe that her authority has been fatally weakened.
Sinonimi
reduce
Consumption is being reduced by 25 per cent.
,
undermine
This will undermine their chances of success.
,
moderate
They are hoping that she will be persuaded to moderate her views.
, ,
temper
He had to learn to temper his enthusiasm.
,
impair
The bright sunshine was impairing my vision.
,
lessen
Keep immunisations up to date to lessen the risk of serious illness.
,
sap
I was afraid the sickness had sapped my strength.
,
mitigate
ways of mitigating the effects of an explosion
,
invalidate
An official decree invalidated the vote.
,
soften up
,
take the edge off
,
disempower
Contrari
(verbo ) 
Definition
to become or make weak or weaker
The storm was finally beginning to weaken.Family structures are weakening and breaking up.
Sinonimi
wane
His interest in art to wane.
,
fail
He was 58 and his health was failing rapidly.
,
diminish
The threat of war has diminished.
,
dwindle
The factory's workforce has dwindled.
,
lower
The new measures will lower the risk.
,
flag
His enthusiasm was in no way flagging.
,
fade
After that all her worries faded away.
,
give way
,
lessen
The burden will lessen if you ask someone for help.
,
abate
The storms soon abated.
,
droop
Support for him is beginning to droop amongst voters.
,
ease up
Contrari
(verbo ) 
Definition
to become or make weak or weaker
Malnutrition weakens the patient.
Sinonimi
sap the strength of
,
tire
If driving tires you, take the train.
,
exhaust
The effort of speaking had exhausted him.
,
debilitate
Fear threatened to debilitate me.
,
depress
The stronger currency depressed sales.
,
incapacitate
A serious fall incapacitated him.
,
enfeeble
,
Contrari
(verbo ) 
Definition
to become or make weak or weaker
a glass of whisky weakened with soda
Sinonimi
dilute
Dilute the syrup well with cooled, boiled water.
, ,
thin
Aspirin thins the blood, letting it flow more easily.
,
water down
,
debase
He claims that advertising debases the English language.
,
thin out
,
adulterate
The food had been adulterated to increase its weight.

sinonimi aggiuntivi

in the sense of abate
Definition
to make or become less strong
The storms soon abated.
in the sense of adulterate
Definition
to spoil something by adding inferior material
The food had been adulterated to increase its weight.
Sinonimi
in the sense of cripple
Definition
to make a cripple of
He had been warned that another bad fall could cripple him for life.

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