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Meaning & Definition of Weaken in English

English

Weaken

/wikən/

verb

1. Lessen the strength of

  • "The fever weakened his body"
    synonym:
  • weaken

2. Become weaker

  • "The prisoner's resistance weakened after seven days"
    synonym:
  • weaken

3. Destroy property or hinder normal operations

  • "The resistance sabotaged railroad operations during the war"
    synonym:
  • sabotage
  • ,
  • undermine
  • ,
  • countermine
  • ,
  • counteract
  • ,
  • subvert
  • ,
  • weaken

4. Reduce the level or intensity or size or scope of

  • "De-escalate a crisis"
    synonym:
  • de-escalate
  • ,
  • weaken
  • ,
  • step down

5. Lessen in force or effect

  • "Soften a shock"
  • "Break a fall"
    synonym:
  • dampen
  • ,
  • damp
  • ,
  • soften
  • ,
  • weaken
  • ,
  • break