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Synonyms for maim
meɪm

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. maim(verb)

    injure or wound seriously and leave permanent disfiguration or mutilation

    "people were maimed by the explosion"

Wiktionary

  1. maim(verb)

    Synonyms:
    mutilateEnglish

  2. maim(verb)

    To wound seriously; to cause permanent loss of function of a limb or part of the body.

    Synonyms:
    mutilateEnglish

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. maim

    Synonyms:
    disable, cripple, mar, mutilate, mangle, disfigure, lame

    Antonyms:
    restore, reinvigorate, mend, strengthen

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. maim(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    cripple, mutilate, disable

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "maim":

    mutilate, self-mutilate, maimed, iet

How to pronounce maim?

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How to use maim in a sentence?

  1. Marco Rubio:

    As Palestinian terrorists continue to murder and maim Israelis, the Obama administration is spreading malicious falsehoods about the attacks.

  2. Valerie Amos:

    The government, armed and terrorist groups, continue to kill, maim, rape, torture and take Syria to new lows that seemed unimaginable a few years ago, we need the numbness to the senseless violence and the apparent apathy to end.

  3. President Trump:

    Theyre allowed to kill our people. Theyre allowed to torture and maim our people. Theyre allowed to use roadside bombs and blow up our people. And were not allowed to touch their cultural sites? It doesnt work that way.

  4. Valerie Amos:

    The government, armed and terrorist groups continue to kill, maim, rape, torture and take Syria to new lows that seemed unimaginable a few years ago, people have become numb to figures that should, every day, shock our collective conscience.

  5. Phil Robertson:

    Myanmar's military, and its accomplices in Aung San Suu Kyi's civilian government, are taking advantage of the world's distraction with Covid-19 to press forward with military atrocities to try and break the back of the Arakan Army resistance, and they don't care who they kill or maim to do it.


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