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Synonyms for undermine
ˌʌn dərˈmaɪn or, esp. for 1,2,4 , ˈʌn dərˌmaɪn

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sabotage, undermine, countermine, counteract, subvert, weaken(verb)

    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, sabotage, debase, profane, weaken, corrupt, damp, pervert, neutralize, demoralise, countercheck, antagonise, de-escalate, step down, dampen, overthrow, antagonize, break

  2. cave, undermine(verb)

    hollow out as if making a cave or opening

    "The river was caving the banks"

    Synonyms:
    subvert, cave, spelunk, countermine, sabotage, weaken, counteract

Wiktionary

  1. undermine(verb)

    Antonyms:
    undergird

  2. undermine(verb)

    Antonyms:
    undergird

  3. undermine(verb)

    The war efforts were undermined by the constant bickering between the allies.

    Antonyms:
    undergird

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. undermine

    Synonyms:
    sap, subvert, counteract, baffle, thwart

    Antonyms:
    prop, support, countenance, promote, aid, corroborate

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. undermine(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    sap, mine

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How to use undermine in a sentence?

  1. Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer:

    It will undermine everything from public health to education if we don't get the kind of support we need out of Washington, D.C..

  2. Toby James:

    It doesn't allow a full range of issues to be discussed, and it does really undermine a sense of democracy.

  3. Grenfell United:

    Truth at the inquiry must not come at the expense of justice and prosecutions. For our continued participation, the government must make sure the inquiry process does not undermine prosecutions, grenfell was a tragedy but it was not an accident. The people responsible for knowingly encasing our families in a death trap and the people that allowed them to do it must face the full force of the law. We expect criminal prosecutions at the end of this and will not settle for anything less.

  4. Beto ORourke:

    Stacey Abrams have a president, who, in my opinion, beyond the shadow of a doubt, sought to however ham-handedly collude with the Russian government, a foreign power to undermine and influence our elections.

  5. Anthony Tata:

    He had the Jeremiah Wright philosophy. He had the Weather Underground philosophy. And so he had all the insurgent philosophy of how to undermine American values and American way of life and American foreign policy, which he is effectively done.


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