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meɪmmaim

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  1. maimverb

    Synonyms:
    mutilateEnglish

  2. maimverb

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

    Synonyms:
    mutilateEnglish

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  1. maim

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

    Antonyms:
    restore, reinvigorate, mend, strengthen

Princeton's WordNet

  1. maimverb

    injure or wound seriously and leave permanent disfiguration or mutilation

    "people were maimed by the explosion"

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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. maimverb

    Synonyms:
    cripple, mutilate, disable

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "maim":

    mutilate, self-mutilate, maimed, iet

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How to use maim in a sentence?

  1. 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.

  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. 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.

  4. Jan Kubis:

    Despite their steady losses to pro government forces, the scourge of ISIL continues to kill, maim and displace Iraqi civilians in the thousands and to cause untold suffering.

  5. Bill Clinton:

    More thought has to be given to the process and transactions and regulations so that we don’t kill or maim what works.


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