Synonyms for weaken
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lessen the strength of
"The fever weakened his body"
"The prisoner's resistance weakened after seven days"
sabotage, undermine, countermine, counteract, subvert, weakenverb
destroy property or hinder normal operations
"The Resistance sabotaged railroad operations during the war"
countermine, countervail, bring down, vitiate, counterbalance, deprave, debauch, cave, soften, misdirect, overturn, demoralize, counteract, subvert, sabotage, debase, profane, corrupt, damp, pervert, neutralize, demoralise, countercheck, antagonise, de-escalate, undermine, step down, dampen, overthrow, antagonize, break
de-escalate, weaken, step downverb
reduce the level or intensity or size or scope of
"de-escalate a crisis"
dampen, damp, soften, weaken, breakverb
lessen in force or effect
"soften a shock"; "break a fall"
crack, step down, break away, give way, soften, mince, reveal, give out, unwrap, conk out, part, wash, counteract, collapse, die, transgress, founder, discover, snap off, stop, go, demote, break out, separate, cushion, muffle, split, give away, damp, smash, dull, offend, get out, fracture, relegate, bring out, violate, pause, divulge, buffer, let on, get around, interrupt, wear out, cave in, deaden, break-dance, check, break up, breach, break in, give, split up, subvert, better, burst, go bad, break off, tone down, disclose, bust, erupt, moisten, relent, recrudesce, undermine, stifle, break dance, go against, dampen, fall in, bump, let out, ruin, fall apart, kick downstairs, de-escalate, break down, infract, fail, come apart, bankrupt, develop, mute, expose, break, moderate, discontinue, intermit, countermine, yield, wear, sabotage
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It is unwise to be too sure of one's own wisdom. It is healthy to be reminded that the strongest might weaken and wisest might err.
Here is the answer which I will give to President Roosevelt... We shall not fail or falter; we shall not weaken or tire. Neither the sudden shock of battle nor the long-drawn trials of vigilance and exertion will wear us down. Give us the tools and we will finish the job.
We need to strengthen how information is protected, not weaken the controls we use, when we weaken security, we hurt ourselves both politically and economically.
Here is the answer which I will give to President Roosevelt... We shall not fail or falter we shall not weaken or tire. Neither the sudden shock of battle nor the long-drawn trials of vigilance and exertion will wear us down. Give us the tools and we will finish the job.
Honda's comments reflect the latest view of the government and come ahead of a proposed visit by Abe to the United States in April, they might not want the yen to weaken too much ahead of the visit. So in the short term the yen's weakness could slow, but over the medium term it will still weaken.
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- аслабіць, аслабляцьBelarusian
- afeblir-se, debilitar-se, debilitar, afeblirCatalan, Valencian
- languidecer, languir, debilitar, languecer, debilitarseSpanish
- heikentyä, heikentää, heiketäFinnish
- lagaichScottish Gaelic
- gyengít, gyengülHungarian
- indebolire, spossare, indebolirsiItalian
- 弱気になる, 弱くする, 衰える, 弱くなるJapanese
- debilito, infirmo, infirmor, labefactōLatin
- słabnąć, osłabnąćPolish
- ослабевать, ослабить, слабеть, ослабеть, ослаблять, ослабнутьRussian
- försvagas, mattas, försvagaSwedish
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