Definitions for weaken

Definitions for (verb) weaken

Main entry: weaken

Definition: become weaker

Usage: The prisoner's resistance weakened after seven days

Main entry: weaken

Definition: lessen the strength of

Usage: The fever weakened his body

Main entry: step down, weaken, de-escalate

Definition: reduce the level or intensity or size or scope of

Usage: de-escalate a crisis

Main entry: weaken, break, soften, damp, dampen

Definition: lessen in force or effect

Usage: soften a shock; break a fall

Main entry: sabotage, counteract, countermine, weaken, undermine, subvert

Definition: destroy property or hinder normal operations

Usage: The Resistance sabotaged railroad operations during the war

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