HyperDic: impair

English > 2 senses of the word impair:
VERBchangeimpairmake worse or less effective
changeimpair, mar, spoil, deflower, vitiatemake imperfect
impair > pronunciation
Soundsihmpeh'r
Rhymesaffair ... wheelchair: 116 rhymes with ehr...
English > impair: 2 senses > verb 1, change
Meaningmake worse or less effective.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"His vision was impaired"
Broaderdamageinflict damage / damage upon
Catalandanyar, perjudicar
Nounsimpaireran agent that impairs
impairmentthe occurrence of a change for the worse
English > impair: 2 senses > verb 2, change
Meaningmake imperfect.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsmar, spoil, deflower, vitiate
Narrowerdeface, disfigure, blemishmar or spoil the appearance of
defile, sully, corrupt, taint, cloudplace under suspicion or cast doubt upon
Broaderdamageinflict damage / damage upon
Spanisharruinar, desflorar, deteriorar, estropear, macular, manchar, viciar
Catalandeteriorar, espatllar, macular, tacar
Nounsimpaireran agent that impairs
impairmentdamage that results in a reduction of strength or quality

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