Sinonimi di weaken
1 (verbo )
to become or make weak or weakerHer opponents believe that her authority has been fatally weakened.
Consumption is being reduced by 25 per cent.
This will undermine their chances of success.
They are hoping that she will be persuaded to moderate her views.
He had to learn to temper his enthusiasm.
The bright sunshine was impairing my vision.
Keep immunisations up to date to lessen the risk of serious illness.
I was afraid the sickness had sapped my strength.
ways of mitigating the effects of an explosion
An official decree invalidated the vote.
take the edge off,
2 (verbo )
to become or make weak or weakerThe storm was finally beginning to weaken.Family structures are weakening and breaking up.
His interest in art to wane.
He was 58 and his health was failing rapidly.
The threat of war has diminished.
The factory's workforce has dwindled.
The new measures will lower the risk.
His enthusiasm was in no way flagging.
After that all her worries faded away.
The burden will lessen if you ask someone for help.
The storms soon abated.
Support for him is beginning to droop amongst voters.
3 (verbo )
to become or make weak or weakerMalnutrition weakens the patient.
sap the strength of,
If driving tires you, take the train.
The effort of speaking had exhausted him.
Fear threatened to debilitate me.
The stronger currency depressed sales.
A serious fall incapacitated him.
4 (verbo )
to become or make weak or weakera glass of whisky weakened with soda
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in the sense of abate
to make or become less strongThe storms soon abated.
in the sense of adulterate
to spoil something by adding inferior materialThe food had been adulterated to increase its weight.
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