Synonyms of 'sabotage'
to destroy or disrupt by sabotageThe main pipeline was sabotaged by rebels.
damage, , ,
He damaged the car with a baseball bat.
They are accused of trying to undermine the government.
Tendon damage really disabled her.
A total cut-off of supplies would cripple the country's economy.
an alleged plot to subvert the state
A serious fall incapacitated him.
throw a spanner in the works (British, informal),
sap the foundations of
to destroy or disrupt by sabotagethe extremists who are trying to sabotage any chance of peace
Anti-war protests disrupted the debate.
The original decor was all ruined during renovation.
Vandals wrecked the garden.
It is important not to let mistakes spoil your life.
`Sorry to interrupt, Colonel.'
Drivers who park illegally obstruct the flow of traffic.
crool or cruel (Australian, slang)
the deliberate destruction or damage of equipment, for example by enemy agents or dissatisfied employeesThe bombing was a spectacular act of sabotage.
deliberate obstruction of or damage to a cause or effortpolitical sabotage of government policy
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in the sense of cripple
to damage (something)A total cut-off of supplies would cripple the country's economy.
in the sense of destruction
the act of destroying something or state of being destroyedthe extensive destruction caused by the rioters
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