Sinônimos de undermine
to weaken gradually or insidiouslyThey are accused of trying to undermine the government.
Malnutrition weakens the patient.
The main pipeline was sabotaged by rebels.
an alleged plot to subvert the state
He had compromised himself by accepting the money.
Tendon damage really disabled her.
to weaken gradually or insidiouslyThis will undermine their chances of success.
He damaged the car with a baseball bat.
Her opponents believe that her authority has been fatally weakened.
She had hurt her back in an accident.
A bomb exploded, seriously injuring five people.
The bright sunshine was impairing my vision.
I was afraid the sickness had sapped my strength.
put the kibosh on (informal),
throw a spanner in the works of (British, informal)
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in the sense of compromise
to put (oneself or another person) in a dishonourable positionHe had compromised himself by accepting the money.
in the sense of disable
to make ineffective, unfit, or incapableTendon damage really disabled her.
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