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Synonyms for sabotage
ˈsæb əˌtɑʒsab·o·tage

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sabotageverb

    a deliberate act of destruction or disruption in which equipment is damaged

  2. sabotage, undermine, countermine, counteract, subvert, weakenverb

    destroy property or hinder normal operations

    "The Resistance sabotaged railroad operations during the war"

    Synonyms:
    countermine, countervail, bring down, vitiate, counterbalance, deprave, debauch, cave, soften, misdirect, overturn, demoralize, counteract, subvert, debase, profane, weaken, corrupt, damp, pervert, neutralize, demoralise, countercheck, antagonise, de-escalate, undermine, step down, dampen, overthrow, antagonize, break

Editors Contribution

  1. deliberatelly destroy

    Submitted by rinat on September 3, 2019  
  2. negging

    negging is used by pick up artists to undermine a woman confidence.

    he turned out to be a pick up artist by negging the pretty girls at the party.

    Submitted by anonymous on November 17, 2019  

Nicknames

  1. List of known nicknames for "Sabotage":

    Mauro Mateus dos Santos, Sabota, Sabotinha, Maurin, Lenda, Cachorro Loko, Neguin, Maurinho

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#2266damage
#5264destruction
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#11969corrupt
#15739subversion
#17827undermine
#18220damp
#22931vandalism
#25411weaken
#26077sabotage
#27471overthrow
#30385soften
#32543profane
#34734pervert
#34999overturn
#36133subversive
#36830counteract
#39656neutralize
#51445dampen
#51579subvert
#67974counterbalance
#70897scuttle
#88035sabotaging
#90425sabotaged
#101952antagonize
#121624vitiate
#156758scupper
#162847debase
#163167demoralize
#212610debauch
#232391misdirect
#276060antagonise
#310124countervail

How to use sabotage in a sentence?

  1. President Duterte:

    Take a closer look at it. It is not our work. I do not allow it. We follow the law, there is somebody that is orchestrating something to destroy us. It is intentional. It is a sabotage.

  2. Brandi Glanville:

    I seem to go through guys fairly quickly. I call them 'micro relationships' because as soon as I think something is up I sabotage and leave. I run away. So I thought, you know, 'Why not just go and see if I get anything from this?' i thought about not wanting to put my love life there out on camera, but let’s be clear I did ‘Housewives,’ everything is already out there so why not look for love on camera? What do I have to lose really? Nothing.

  3. Taner Yildiz:

    An explosion occurred as a result of a sabotage about 15 kilometres inside the Turkish border on the Turkey-Iran gas pipeline.

  4. Maurizio Bufalini:

    In a situation that was already so tense, for a person with their own platform, a famous person, to say the right thing to do is sabotage the site seemed to us absolutely out of place.

  5. Wendy Suzuki:

    You sabotage yourself and your resilience with a negative perfectionist' you failed' lens, what you want to do for your resilience is build yourself up and be your own best friend. If all of us spent more time focused on what we are doing well, that could help alleviate anxiety levels from a different point of view.


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