HyperDic: undermine

English > 2 senses of the word undermine:
VERBsocialundermine, sabotage, countermine, counteract, subvert, weakendestroy property or hinder normal operations
contactundermine, cavehollow out as if making a cave or opening
undermine > pronunciation
Soundsah'ndermay.n
Rhymesaffine ... wine: 145 rhymes with ayn...
English > undermine: 2 senses > verb 1, social
MeaningDestroy property or hinder normal operations.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymssabotage, countermine, counteract, subvert, weaken
NarrowerderailCause to run off the tracks
Broaderdisobeyrefuse to go along with
Spanishminar, sabotear, socavar, subvertir, trastornar
Catalanminar, sabotejar, soscavar, subvertir
English > undermine: 2 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaninghollow out as if making a cave or opening.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymcave
NarrowersapExcavate the earth beneath
Broaderhollow, hollow out, core outRemove the interior of
Spanishsocavar
Catalansoscavar

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