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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. Tayyip Erdogan:

    This is part of the campaign to undermine the HDP on the order of the president, like the president says, we are ready to pay the price. Our lives are not more valuable than the freedom struggle of our people.

  2. Daniel Garza:

    Javier Palomarez can undermine the constitution.

  3. Hillary Clinton:

    This does put a lid on the nuclear program, but we still have a lot of concern about the bad behavior and the actions by Iran which remains the largest state sponsor of terrorism which does go after and undermine governments in the region, that poses an existential threat to Israel, that unfairly, unlawfully confines and tries Americans on trumped up charges, that bad behavior is something we have to address.

  4. Jeff Fortenberry:

    This is threat against civilization itself when a group of people, ISIS -- 8th century barbarians with 21st century weaponry -- can systematically try to exterminate another group of people simply because of their faith tradition violating the scared space of individuality, conscience and religious liberty, you undermine the entire system of international order.

  5. Kailee Scales:

    We need them to value and protect organizers as much as they do advertisers, we understand that, as history shows us, organized disinformation is a tried-and-true way to undermine the work of black organizers, bring harm to us, and bring chaos to our communities.


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