Đồng nghĩa của weaken

Alternative for weaken

weakens, weakened, weakening

Trái nghĩa: strengthen,

Verb

To deplete, or be depleted, in physical strength or energy
wane abate diminish dwindle lessen decrease fail wilt fade flag languish subside decline deteriorate droop ebb decay degenerate emaciate go lag lower sag shrivel sink tire wither ease up falter let up melt away peter out trail off cripple crumble debase depress faint fizzle out give way grow dim grow faint halt impoverish limp lose minimise minimize relapse relax tail off taper off totter tremble vitiate waste away break up fall off grow weaker lose spirit slow down thin out wear off moderate recede ease drop fall shrink die down slacken drop off fall away die out die away reduce relent de-escalate pall taper remit phase down ratchet down drain away worsen go downhill slump disappear waste ease off contract attenuate grow less atrophy fade away regress vanish slip evaporate come to an end rot collapse retrogress get worse degrade retrograde disintegrate depreciate die go down downsize wind down lapse soften dissolve quell alleviate melt devolve slacken off slide deplete temper spoil mitigate break down wear away plummet sicken dry up slack off drain stop evanesce grow smaller cease terminate downscale become smaller go to pot slow drop away grow weak descend trail perish go to the dogs rachet down curtail disperse calm down quieten die off backslide nosedive dent impair close hang dim get smaller settle knock down tone down hit the skids go down the toilet lose strength pine calm disimprove pass dematerialize dissipate dull run low subdue go bad slake fall apart go into a decline clear end become emaciated become worse give out fall short shorten fall down grow worse go to pieces slack go from bad to worse evanish become debilitated deflate run out become weaker pine away become less slash swag loll fade out quiet bomb putrefy bust lighten flop devaluate debilitate relieve vaporize moulder narrow down cut down wear down desiccate allay assuage erode damage discontinue mollify molder quieten down become fatigued succumb dispel dampen desist finish cut wizen concentrate parch grow tired plunge give in dilapidate recidivate go backwards condense narrow become weak constrict still decelerate fly flee conk out bate shrivel up fag out fold get less go wrong blur minify go away come to nothing vaporise cool off die on vine abridge thin fall to pieces become limp have a relapse suffer a relapse go down the tubes take a nosedive come to a stop pare down take a turn for the worse come to a halt cut back settle down make less turn down level off flounder go pear-shaped check curb rebate decompose modify restrain lose edge tail away lose intensity ebb away go off peak lull decimate corrupt undermine weary retire withdraw gutter become dilapidated decrement become shrunken peter modulate grow release grow weary lose energy mummify flow away rescind trail away shape elongate slim wrinkle become enfeebled lose its effect lose its effectiveness become less intense disengage corrode drift tumble move backward lose courage be neglected dry telescope soothe decompensate phase out thin down extenuate abbreviate retrench compress make something worse cave in cease to be pass away cease to exist be no more truncate close out elapse stagnate etiolate palliate appease come down determine expire quit conclude unlax coast cool dilute compact amputate crop clip soft-pedal hush deliquesce grow feeble rarefy bend dangle go through the floor hit the floor make smaller cut down on slim down make fewer cut back on dehydrate dehumidify squeeze tighten stray become unimportant constringe capsule capsulize chill out cool it blast blight age take the bite out take the sting out roll back slack up bow pass off poop out vanish into thin air tucker out become less loud take in lose ground scrimp become marcescent revert stoop hang down break off wind up dead-end leave off wink out go dead pack in get ill again get worse again go down the primrose path leave the straight and narrow fall from grace go astray fall ill catch something become ill become stale drape volatilize be on the way out sling slouch suspend lop lean lose quality tucker become flaccid long hunger be taken ill be taken sick hanker yearn be in decline be on your last legs fall apart at the seams go into decline draw to a close teeter ail brood despond slip back tire out let down wear out boil away become moribund yawn be slipping away wither away suffer slide back fall back be approaching death be in extremis be giving up the ghost be about to die have one foot in the grave be breathing one's last be on one's deathbed be at death's door be on one's last legs knock out get tired drift back go soft be overtaken be overcome become tired turn back go back to lose one's strength fizzle miscarry founder break malfunction crash stall idle be deficient compromise go awry go amiss be wanting pause be insufficient endamage fall through be ruined strike out yield interrupt be lacking stop working be damaged be faulty be defective act up be inadequate give up play up shut off be found lacking be unusable cease to function fall over cut short bite the dust cease to work not come to ripeness go kaput pack up go haywire seize up go phut develop a fault cut off cut out be on the blink give up the ghost go on the blink

Verb

To cause to become physically weaker
debilitate tire enervate enfeeble exhaust incapacitate devitalize etiolate prostrate sap soften waste depress destroy diminish erode wither wear out sap the strength of sap one's strength drain disable cripple fatigue weary knock out undermine do in frazzle paralyse paralyze poop shatter immobilize overtire knacker immobilise wear down wash out tire out burn out tax deplete impair indispose wear fag out overtax jade attenuate put out of action take it out of tucker out tucker reduce break outwear bust make feeble torpefy kill lay low bush whack poop out peter out handicap blunt lame hamstring harass overwork hurt make weak conk out wear to a frazzle disarm impoverish do up ruin wreck sink injure suck dry maim harm emasculate vitiate drop use up overexert flag overextend overfatigue droop bankrupt mar draw mutilate unstrengthen run ragged hock damage mangle take out disqualify unnerve disempower empty eviscerate render infirm lessen consume lower bleed overdo bedraggle languish sag fizzle succumb deactivate hinder defeat make weary make powerless inactivate strain take it out of one halt unfit muzzle spoil batter pinion kibosh sabotage hogtie unbrace total pain fail lay up eat away freeze disenable make tired shoot down render incapable throw monkey wrench in arrest invalidate unhinge sicken subvert sap your strength disembowel exenterate encumber extenuate hamper exasperate hobble burden make sleepy wear away atrophy get the better of plague take drowse rob from shag out put out of commission clip wings hog-tie beat hospitalize oppress fade glut weigh dilute emaciate shrivel drain of energy root lose interest cause ennui grow tired fold faint overburden overstrain wilt ennui collapse wear on deprive wipe out nearly kill jam stop shrink wound make feebler give out go stale grow weary put to sleep confine to bed wear oneself to a shadow wear oneself to a frazzle run into the ground corrode gnaw clamp wheel-clamp confine to a wheelchair water down invalid hospitalise tie prevent from moving bring to a standstill render inoperative make inoperative prevent from working action bring to a halt render inactive reduce the power of deprive of force pull the teeth of remove the sting from reduce the powers of put on the sick list expend make unfit spike restrict render powerless spend evacuate decrease milk defuse bore absorb devour burn slash dry up run down pare down finish wash up draw down dig into cut back play out eat up squander slim down disband make safe subjugate occupy make harmless deescalate neutralize remove the fuse from skin subdue unarm neutralise render defenseless strip appall palsy transfix bemuse daze close stop dead deaden stun benumb anesthetize make inert shut down make nerveless daunt bring to grinding halt petrify nonplus appal astound anaesthetize numb stupefy demolish fell floor level down overthrow mow knock down knock over mow down bowl over bowl down make helpless make impotent bring someone to their knees bring low flatten deck topple bring down knock to the ground ground KO throw down throw to the ground rugby-tackle lay out knock for six strike down knock unconscious kayo overturn throw put down catch off balance cut down knock into the middle of next week bring to the ground wear someone out lay someone out disfigure spill upset lay someone up pick off tumble deface dislimb sideline stifle dismember tip over upturn pull down trip make lame scatter tackle overcome overpower shove unbalance set down trip up hurl to the ground run over grade roll poleax plaster debase flush lay straighten abrade spread out iron out roll out beat down knock off your feet

Verb

Make or become weaker in power, resolve, or physical strength
dilute reduce thin moderate cut diminish lessen mitigate sap temper adulterate decrease undermine blunt extend impair lace sophisticate debase deplete disempower invalidate soften water down thin out soften up take the edge off ease alleviate abate assuage tone down palliate dull lighten deaden allay dampen attenuate soothe check relieve mollify lower minimize quell restrain subdue extenuate depress damp minimise calm cushion curb numb relax slacken curtail cool modify placate qualify de-escalate suppress stifle quieten benumb tranquilize still soft-pedal erode mute pacify tranquillize dim loosen modulate wind down contract quiet smother shrink limit downsize incapacitate muffle degrade paralyse disable discount paralyze ebb downscale cut back cripple cut down dwindle dent play down damp down take the bite out take the sting out ease off loose release desensitize appease depreciate taper restrict narrow help chill out devitalize retard repress enfeeble constrict cauterize drug dope prune lull stun unnerve debilitate deflate sweeten slake obtund stupefy cauterise anaesthetize desensitise smooth wane decrement pare down anesthetize devaluate make weaker knock down make less make smaller roll back peter out drop dial down slash put a damper on tail off get rid of put an end to slow down spare diffuse euphemize subside sober shade darken deepen cloud lenify untighten slack remit silence mask control inhibit retrench wear away wear down regulate quench ameliorate sate kill bridle address improve sedate mince hebetate dissipate vitiate rarefy offset enervate commute daze stultify narcotize torpefy excuse blur render insensitive dullen hold back reduce the force of ease up on pour oil on muddy up admix tame downplay make less strict let up on make less formal revamp adjust transmogrify switch truncate abridge scale down make light of monkey around with cool out take the bite out of fine tune make reasonable take the sting out of slow up axe pare couch dry up trim run down ax make cutbacks in trim down taper off mark down minify drop off sink bring down cast down decline tighten amortise take down clip trim back downgrade amortize step down contain settle stabilize stabilise resolve pad demilitarise neutralize defuse take the heat save neutralise smooth out demilitarize rescue recover clear the air injure freeze slow exhaust frustrate gas etherize chloroform deprive destroy consume tire KO drown fix nobble knock out lay out interfere with tamper with put to sleep put out of order make less intense put damper on put the lid on

Verb

Make or become weaker in power, resolve, or physical strength
relent yield accede acquiesce agree assent consent succumb bend give in soften come round give way hesitate vacillate waver ease off ease up cave in capitulate melt backpedal unbend budge surrender submit concede blink bow forbear quit do a U-turn back down have mercy sympathise become lenient give quarter become merciful show pity fold slow show mercy sympathize comply knuckle under have pity be merciful concede something allow something agree to something admit something let go let happen die away cool it lay back mellow out say uncle do an about-turn come around cry uncle give up lighten up give some slack change one's mind go along with go easy on take a softer line change your mind let it happen ease up on throw in the towel admit defeat defer cede concede defeat fall throw in the sponge raise the white flag climb down buckle under show the white flag be beaten accept defeat lay down arms be overcome wave the white flag lay down your arms relinquish crumble accept abandon go down go under be overwhelmed toss it in pack it in put up white flag give up the struggle grant suffer defeat be defeated retract collapse cave kowtow resign bow out deliver indulge lose buckle knuckle break be conquered abdicate yield to give way to lay down fall victim hand over pull out throw in your hand eat crow roll over give yourself up surrender to comply with lay down one's arms cooperate with acquiesce in give in to come to terms concur with resign yourself retreat compromise change give oneself up adapt entrust consign leave forego throw up one's hands chuck it in play dead throw up the sponge eat humble pie fall in line adhere conform eat one's words proffer stop drop despair desist tender cease waive present forswear be overcome by be overwhelmed by heed observe truckle leave off hand in bail out cut out chicken out be conquered by be beaten by show white flag give oneself over fold up cry quits turn over turn in call it quits act in accordance with be servile be the loser come off second-best be bested by fail touch be trounced be vanquished lose out keel mollify relax disarm be submissive hoist the white flag bend the knee resign oneself humble oneself give ground be converted come to grief default get the worst take a licking have the worst come up short be worsted fall short affect move renege bow to something bow to someone give away the store backtrack suffer be humbled come a cropper drop a bundle be taken to cleaners meet one's Waterloo crash out be outdistanced take a beating forgive agree with be persuaded cop out go back on default on do an about-face back out have second thoughts break your promise fail to honour break one's word allow approve endorse be converted to be persuaded by be won over recognize permit okay undertake engage comprobate roll over and play dead concede to come round to give carte blanche give blessing cave in to give something the nod consent to say yes acquiesce to enter into recognise be game for agree to give the green light back down to defer to assent to relent to give the go-ahead astipulate play ball be won over by

Verb

Make or become weaker in power, resolve, or physical strength
compromise impair invalidate refute undermine discredit negate rebut damage harm spoil ruin injure hurt mar destroy vitiate cripple crush wreck sabotage disfigure break blemish deface ravage flaw endamage demolish annihilate shatter tarnish smash corrupt blight bloody crab total mangle diminish cross up batter impede disable enfeeble disrupt wound trash taint debase mutilate incapacitate mess up wreak havoc on destabilize devastate subvert maim dismantle defile corrode prejudice foul up destabilise mangulate shake up raze cause detriment to hinder deteriorate debilitate afflict enervate jeopardize infect upset impoverish limit contaminate rough up bruise depress shock sap scorch desecrate jeopardise interfere with vandalize gut undo sully pollute smash up louse up muck up smirch lacerate do harm to wear away distort scathe vandalise cut burn do damage to play havoc with scratch cut up play merry hell with do mischief to hack up shiver maul dilapidate nick besmirch wrench handle roughly affect cost cramp dump on have a negative effect on have a bad effect on butcher erode hamstring trouble cause the sacrifice of result in damage to lead to the end of result in harm to cause the loss of hamper impact overcome touch strike scotch scupper paralyse deform curb check perturb influence bankrupt restrict hack lame prevail occur dismember knacker crool disturb poison overwhelm paralyze stifle grieve torture pique scar contort pain wax aggrieve torment foul distress sting impinge impact on prevail over impinge upon adulterate expurgate censor bowdlerize draw blood do in strike down strike at spread to infringe encroach on overturn amputate tear limb from limb cut to pieces bowdlerise hash up tear apart rain on someone's parade take hold of attack devitalize exert influence on have an impact on have an effect on blast wither torpedo inconvenience overthrow supplant topple unsettle screw up detract from take out place a limit on dethrone disestablish oust depose dissolve unseat stain be detrimental to disfeature blot bring down crack dent abuse tear dirty knock discolour maltreat gnaw wrong split rust rot discolor disintegrate put out of commission throw a monkey wrench into put out of action bleach fade stab undercut bang up cause injury tamper with drive a nail into the coffin of capsize suppress supersede extinguish invert rebel defeat tumble reverse level pull down bring about the downfall of reduce lessen decrease worsen blunt threaten unfit devaluate ding queer disqualify devalue tweak cheapen lose strength make useless put the kibosh on

Verb

To represent or estimate at less than the true value or importance
minimise minimize diminish downplay lessen reduce underrate undervalue understate moderate soften trivialise trivialize underestimate devalue whitewash minify underplay misprize deemphasize mitigate deprecate discount extenuate cheapen qualify temper minimalize de-emphasize play down soft-pedal gloss over make light of shrug off sell short brush aside tone down talk down make little of detract from hold cheap pooh-pooh make light brush off undermine detract take away from derogate decry belittle discredit denigrate depreciate defame knock vilipend lower devaluate decrease blister disesteem backbite withdraw write off laugh at cut rate subtract from downgrade disparage dismiss scoff at treat lightly run down scorn laugh off deride bad-mouth ridicule put down sneer at mock degrade rubbish slam slur underemphasize malign pan slate vilify diss trash asperse deflate dis criticize poor-mouth do down pour scorn on trash-talk cry down criticise pull apart slag off take to pieces rate too low pick holes in kiss off hit out at do an injustice to have a go at not do justice to drag through the mud do a hatchet job on revile condemn abuse think little of marginalize bash disdain smear roast cast aspersions on marginalise set little store by treat as unimportant censure traduce slander scorch demean dispraise rap calumniate rip dump on slight flame tear down be wrong about look down on poor mouth take down take down a peg think too little of cut down to size set no store by treat something lightly misjudge squelch squash disregard humble attack contemn disgrace denounce spurn discountenance fault despise subordinate pooh pooh shoot down sour grapes clamor against find fault with underprize underprice lambaste miscalculate take a swipe at shoot full of holes cut to the quick object frown disapprove discommend expostulate mudsling attenuate miscarry fail to appreciate sink devalorize depress set too little store by take dim view of not go for not do justice impugn libel blast sneer vituperate break mark down pull to pieces nose dive speak ill of speak badly of tear into put hooks in look down one's nose at

Verb

To expose to danger or the risk of loss
compromise endanger imperil jeopardise jeopardize undermine prejudice threaten harm expose hazard injure menace risk damage implicate adventure jeopard peril venture place in danger do harm to expose to danger gamble with put at risk put in danger be detrimental to lay open leave defenseless leave vulnerable pose a threat to put in jeopardy put under suspicion be a danger to sell out chance gamble stake bet wager put on the line dare speculate jeopardy put someone's life on the line lay on the line lay bare skate on thin ice take a plunge play with fire subject to loss expose to risk make liable be careless with chance something leave unprotected subject to be prejudicial to tempt fate drive a nail into the coffin of go out of one's depth run the chance run the risk of leave to luck leap before looking run the risk hang by a thread be caught short guess suggest ask propose presume suppose try submit go for broke throw out go out on limb take a chance take a chance with brave play assay challenge go out on a limb gamble on take the liberty take the liberty of take a crack at stick your neck out experiment with make a stab at stick one's neck out have a fling at bully intimidate scare alarm frighten terrorize browbeat cow terrify torment portend lower bad-eye bother chill spook loom terrorise impend issue threats to push around scare hell out of utter threats to pick on whip around put heat on lean on play lay put game subject go back make vulnerable set be a threat to subjugate overhang subordinate hang over hover over impend over make subject overcome subdue loom over treat put through pledge jeopardize by imperil by endanger by leave unprotected from punt lay open to put in jeopardy of leave open put in harm's way put at risk of put on stake down place a bet of put trust in buck the odds place a bet try your luck put faith in lay money on defy try one's luck flip the coin lot chance one's arm lay bets have a flutter put your shirt on face put money on plunge tempt fortune make a bet back the horses cast lots shoot the works cut the cards trust to luck play the ponies stake money on something lay a bet shoot the moon

Verb

To diminish the confidence or courage of
demoralise demoralize dishearten discourage daunt dispirit unnerve shake deject depress undermine unman dismay sap crush enfeeble chill cow devitalize disconcert enervate frustrate rattle subdue throw cast down disempower abash cripple damp dampen debilitate deflate disarrange discountenance disorder disorganize disparage disturb embarrass jumble muddle nonplus snarl unglue unsettle unzip upset bring low knock sideways blow out blow up get to knock for six send up take apart psych out take steam out knock the stuffing out of intimidate perturb distress sadden humble weigh down put a damper on emasculate deter dash frighten desolate disappoint fluster alarm confound humiliate indispose disincline make downhearted make dispirited make dejected make crestfallen faze discomfit discompose agitate lower ail break suppress overwhelm subjugate trouble stifle disquiet disarm startle jolt ruffle weigh heavily on get down put down bring down panic discombobulate stun take aback stupefy unhinge squelch smother oppress diminish throw cold water on make someone fed up give someone the blues scare spook uncalm worry surprise distract ride floor buffalo bewilder needle curb abase overcome defeat bother weary deaden quell overpower extinguish chagrin throw a pall over pour cold water on shake up throw into a tizz throw off balance put into a flap set back throw off bowl over bum out bear down on damp down beat down dull give a turn put someone off their stroke put the wind up cause someone to lose their composure cast a pall over vex afflict appall appal put off grieve burden aggrieve bug irk make despondent shock make sad horrify terrify awe petrify make gloomy make unhappy astound dissuade terrorize try mortify torment affright annoy exasperate concern harrow scare off irritate alarum pain discomfort terrorise browbeat aggravate disgust outrage tire bulldoze sicken nark badger harass fuss hagride frazzle distemper flurry derail perplex break one's heart repel pester gall provoke weird out freak out hang over bully overawe shatter disillusion consternate embitter psych disenchant squash confuse scandalize flatten make miserable disgruntle hurt haunt torture fright hack off undo exercise chasten make discontented reduce to tears amaze scandalise agonize rile make desolate nauseate puzzle let down fret make anxious dampen spirits plague make blue drag down agonise scarify disburb stiff bring one down cast a gloom upon burn up put into a funk chafe turn one off bring tears to your eyes cause suffering to scare to death make your hair stand on end make blood run cold strike terror into make uneasy chill to the bone make teeth chatter make your heart bleed dash someone's hopes scare away break someone's spirit curdle the blood break someone's heart cloud thwart baffle demotivate cast a shadow insult dispraise pall put someone off down press deplore lie excite get someone down prey on lie heavy on despair devastate cause disquiet to knock for a loop cast a gloom on gross out make one's heart bleed bring tears to one's eyes dampen someone's spirit daze derange beset nag persecute beleaguer bedevil infuriate anger rouse stir up pique complicate arouse intrude get in the way interfere take the heart out of inhibit throw into panic madden paralyse scare stiff scare witless pother sour dissatisfy fill with fear scare the bejesus out of freeze your blood silly shame dump revolt paralyze mystify snafu flummox dumbfound miff caution warn make someone jump out of their skin give someone goose pimples make one's flesh creep give one the creeps chill someone to the marrow scare someone out of their wits get the wind up put the fear of God into scare the pants off scare someone half to death throw into a fright give someone the heebie-jeebies throw into a panic make your blood run cold scare the living daylights out of throw into a blue funk repress prostrate droop deprecate weigh make one's blood run cold make one's hair stand on end scare the daylights out of peeve goad drain wound incommode nettle bore mess up fill with consternation foul up screw up louse up muck up hinder sting mau-mau dragoon strong-arm bludgeon tyrannize blackjack bullyrag hector bogart cause to lose heart discommode gnaw at stress drag darken beat disoblige drive crazy drive mad give someone a turn eat at get at grate on have had enough make fed up become bored try the patience of grate at exhaust someone's patience lose patience get on someone's nerves make wretched rack cause anguish to strain break the heart of run down make nervous bluster showboat railroad enforce put the wind up someone throw into a tizzy offend wind up displease cut to the quick dampen someone's hopes distress greatly tyrannise pick on make worried knock the wind out of debunk belittle snub destroy quash dash hopes keep under harsh one's mellow talk out of harsh someone's mellow walk heavy push around lean on bring tears to someone's eyes bear down make someone's heart bleed dampen someone's spirits dash the hopes of give someone the hump knock down let wind out of sails puncture balloon soften melt take down touch take the wind out of somebody's sails kick in the teeth take down a peg or two take the wind out of someone's sails shoot down cut down to size let down easy shatter the illusions of burst one's bubble dampen the spirits of turn on the heat tug at the heart arouse sympathy arouse pity tug at someone's heartstrings

Verb

To make heavy demands on
tax strain stretch push try load burden drain task exhaust sap test encumber enervate weary overload empty overwhelm overwork tire weigh down fatigue make demands on overburden wear out challenge cumber lade oppress overstretch overtax overuse pressure saddle stress weigh weight push too far put a strain on weigh heavily on prey on make heavy demands on press hard on ask too much of put pressure on exert extend overextend overtask overreach overexert drive rack charge knacker distend lumber wrench tense tighten entrust exert excessively drive too far push to the limit overdo it exert to the limit make too many demands on run oneself into the ground work too hard knock oneself out work oneself into the ground overstrain bite off more than you can chew laden freight trammel overdo overfill overcharge hamper handicap pile crush obstruct snow under force overstress go too far worry surfeit embarrass retard work over put demands on surcharge put great demands on be too much for be exacting on impose on put too much in deluge swamp clog oversupply beset yoke inundate excess glut hinder impede snow dump on make heavy saddle with bear down on impose excessive strain on exceed outreach overstep break outrun overpass overshoot overrun surpass transcend overact labor labour sweat wear oneself to a shadow overload oneself work like a Trojan wear oneself out work day and night drive oneself into the ground drive oneself too hard work one's tail off push oneself too hard overtax one's strength overburden oneself burn the candle at both ends overstrain oneself overtire oneself burn out work like a slave kill oneself strain oneself do too much work your fingers to the bone overtax oneself work like a horse burn the midnight oil drive oneself too far practice presenteeism sweat blood

Verb

To put an end to, especially formally
invalidate nullify annul cancel quash negate rescind undo void abolish overrule abrogate overturn repeal revoke abate avoid disannul dissolve null override overthrow reverse undermine vacate veto render invalid repudiate terminate annihilate circumduct counteract counterbalance countermand disqualify impair neutralise neutralize nix offset roll back strike down unfit vitiate X-out blow sky-high render meaningless render null and void retract set aside withdraw recall declare null and void obviate take back wipe out do away with recant disallow obliterate dismantle put an end to scrap end kill axe remove scrub lift discharge ax call off drop stop renege rule against cancel out backpedal abort dismiss make void disclaim abjure call back stamp out counterpoise discontinue ditch delete countervail eradicate erase reject renounce destroy dump expunge eliminate discard disestablish countercheck redress suppress extinguish black out blot out defeat bring to an end balance deny upset disaffirm zap suspend cut compensate for efface make ineffective backtrack on throw out get rid of cast aside abandon make up for subvert disown supersede declare invalid rub out forswear blue pencil cry off give something the chop take out back out of knock something on the head make null and void negative retreat alter trash correct exterminate renig chop refuse torpedo prohibit counterweigh balance out contravene cross deracinate blackball frustrate renege on call ignore finish squash wash out go back on outvote counterorder liquidate weasel out invert bring down wreck ruin demolish dispense with root out sweep away snuff out close down go against put down turn down knock out exclude censor phase out divorce declare discount disobey disregard dishonour break off backwater forget back-pedal on abnegate watergate bleep get off the hook waive dishonor withcall banish refuse to fulfil inter bring to a close KO lay in the grave bury put to rest hold a funeral inhume blow entomb put six feet under wangle out remit rebut unsay cork up hush up bottle up shut down break finish off do in pull the plug crawl out of scratch restrict compensate limit nig confine retire refute redline do a U-turn on put damper on call in opt out stand down throw over back out worm out shoot down turf belay purge omit knock on the head dominate flout defy predominate prevail put the lid on equalize forget it edit black spool back back up wind back ding impugn traverse stonewall oppose belie disprove ride roughshod over trample underfoot elide dele deactivate subdue overcome equalise conquer defuse counterweight render ineffective put out cast out drive out get shot of trample upon ink out cross out blank out strike out x out put a line through block out blue-pencil stroke out edit out X out white out call all bets off break with square up even up take off pull back take away draw back bring to naught render inert turn thumbs down backtrack be an antidote to rule out wipe slate clean go back on one's word disband ban change adjourn cease overset forbid fly in the face of down prostrate conclude prorogue upend bar debar embargo lay to rest break up wind up disunite junk block proscribe knock down destabilize extirpate shed split up close disorganize loose wrack decimate postpone unmake collapse destruct sever shoot wind down shatter rebuff supplant topple sabotage unsettle jettison disavow excise remedy rewind depose unseat dethrone disrupt oust fade out resolve into render void throw say no to zing taboo preclude outlaw disacknowledge clean up equilibrize even out inhibit squelch pass on keep back give the thumbs down to shut out fix right halt counter reduce stabilize respond rectify lessen stabilise counterwork buck undercut damage put kibosh on depress level raze bring about the downfall of capsize pull down wreak havoc on rebel tumble destabilise put the kibosh on crush put a stop to quell waste give up smash dispatch devastate slaughter repress check total stifle beat quench interrupt thwart cut out massacre dispose of knock off curb put paid to crack down on off nip in the bud pull the plug on quit cut off pack in call a halt to silence nuke slay desolate blow away weed out vaporize overwhelm wipe off the map put to death wipe off the face of the earth vaporise expire croak clobber pulverize assassinate butcher cream murder rout leave off snuff clamp down on bump off slap down wipe from the face of the earth scotch pulverise tear down die execute bring to a halt go smother overpower uproot can ice vanquish whack desist top stiff elapse lapse smoke score out pass determine dead-end scrag do to death let up wink out wrap up pack up take the life of lay off mow down close out do for cripple spoil hamper hinder mar control foil refrain from prevent ravage stymie part obscure intermit harm forget about get shut of conceal obstruct cover mess up trim gut complete relinquish subjugate screw up muck up disconnect queer scratch out leave out get crack down sink wipe end the life of desist from shut off give over cut down polish off wrap ultimate round off round out chuck in cut to pieces put away give someone the works run out cut short terminate with extreme prejudice sit on remove all traces of blow someone's brains out call it quits dust slash bin take stamp something out rid strip clear reduce drastically kayo withhold shelve scrunch squish exsect deaden cause the death of make away with expel snow under put out of your mind put to sleep bring to a conclusion prorogate come to an end recess bring to an untimely end clamp down put an stop to bring to screeching halt erode fade redact wipe off bowdlerize hit unload cover over resolve blank strike bowdlerise blot scrape off launder wipe off face of earth blow to bits mark out destroy root and branch take apart rub off smooth away wear away rub away forgo sunder clear away douse scupper settle attack pass over murk wax brush aside crown consummate cow shade obfuscate darken batten eclipse put at risk master hang behead decapitate chill do knife asphyxiate dust off garrote electrocute take a life garotte garrotte lynch guillotine cool strangle get done call it a day pack it in switch off sew up end up nip something in the bud wind something up top off incapacitate dash triumph over arrest choke botch lick make a mess of play havoc with put lid on bottle trample on keep inside clamp hold in shush keep in trample spike stem drive underground hold down beat down abstain from shake off do without give something a miss render needless disable threaten foul up trounce displace skin crimp have impoverish throw a monkey wrench in the works of craze unbuild balls up injure blow a hole in overreach outmaneuver rain on someone's parade outmanoeuvre outfox work against throw a spanner in the works of cramp outsmart make waves louse up blow out dampen bollix defenestrate tip bring to ruin knock over remove from power bring low overrun remove from office interfere with break down cover up make dark pass out hold back keel over turn out detect stub out damp down intrude on put to the sword send to the gas chambers ethnically cleanse send to kingdom come benothing kick pause lay off of depart surcease disjoin dissever intervene separate interpose demise decease exit flatline perish fall succumb bag it blow off except avert forfend forestall wane deter bate stave off count out ward off not consider freeze out close one's doors to kick in conk out kick off peg out pass away step out pop off check out

Verb

To make or prove (an argument, statement, or theory) unsound or erroneous
invalidate disprove refute contradict negate rebut discredit belie explode gainsay compromise confute debunk expose undermine controvert negative shoot down prove false prove to be false show to be false make a nonsense of shoot full of holes give the lie to knock the bottom out of shoot down in flames blow out of the water drive a coach and horses through confound disconfirm deny falsify demolish challenge impugn contravene overturn bust break overthrow traverse poke holes in throw out call into question find unfounded be at odds with blow up shoot holes in tear down blow sky-high knock props out blow sky high knock bottom out of set aside dispute counter repudiate oppose quash disaffirm contest prove wrong disclaim disavow question disown disallow argue reject disagree with cross destroy oppugn query debate fly in the face of nullify puncture ruin deflate disagree answer dissent from reverse object to take issue with protest against silence defeat discount rebuff retract annihilate declare untrue crush disbelieve denounce squelch revoke cancel doubt address prove to be wrong show to be wrong undo contend brush aside withsay confront resist combat fight raise doubts about argue about impeach cancel out cast doubt on quibble over show up put an end to take exception to turn thumbs down put down poke full of holes render null and void thumbs down call in question have bone to pick conflict with run counter to overwhelm prove unsound deceive go against dismiss ridicule discard vanquish subvert prove impossible put paid to pick holes in retort argue with cut down to size respond discuss naysay withstand show in its true light backtalk call in deflect shut up bring to naught knocks props out from under smash wreck pooh-pooh dare say the opposite of withspeak counteract refuse to accept buck differ take on put under suspicion shake one's faith in counterclaim uncover condemn unmask catch pop blast burst squash blow shatter defy nail parry examine moot backpedal altercate canvass bandy do for call out discourage humble canvas wrangle defend against plead against retaliate against throw light on set straight take back argue against pettifog disillusion flatten demur against fight against disapprove of demur about enquire come to blows with be a dissenter from face down battle rebel against test face off stand up to tackle feud with inquire litigate rally against remonstrate throw down accost investigate interrogate rival curb ban begrudge restrain exclude forgo taboo prevent recant block spurn sacrifice forbid disacknowledge defend oneself against erode prick reduce contend over call on enjoin from keep back not buy hold back pick a bone dissent against hammer away at quibble about put up argument differ with agitate against cut short pick an argument with argue the pros and cons of give thumbs down to say no to declare to be untrue bandy words concerning wonder about take a stand against have an argument about take down a peg stand in the way knock bottom out knock props from under take wind out of sails void rescind annul repeal abrogate neutralize countermand avoid disannul overrule vacate abolish abate dissolve null make ineffective obviate render invalid strike down countercheck frustrate vitiate remove ding roll back blackball wipe out kill redress break with turn down neutralise stonewall dump

Verb

Live or spend a period of time in a dull, inactive, unchallenging way
vegetate idle languish loaf stagnate laze lounge loll molder moulder slouch be inactive degenerate deteriorate do nothing exist laze about laze around lounge about loaf about loaf around loll about loll around lollygag lounge around slouch about slouch around slummock decay hang about hang around hang round hibernate mooch about mooch around veg out bat about bat around bat back and forth bum around go to seed kill time pass time sit around be inert go to pot twiddle your thumbs bum lazy dawdle dally chill dillydally footle drone kick back relax kick around goof off hack around hang out slack loiter take it easy skive stall waste time fool around fritter away slow down lie trifle goldbrick bask malinger lie dormant be idle lie around mark time be slothful fritter away time knock around stand around be unoccupied not lift a finger while away hours twiddle thumbs be indolent unwind fritter while daydream veg twiddle one's thumbs potter bludge doss lie about flop slump sprawl sit back piddle around fool away piddle about while away the hours while away fanny about lay on one's oars bob off kick one's heels rest on one's oars sit back and do nothing kick your heels recline rest repose sit lean luxuriate stretch oneself outspan drape oneself slacken lean back hang loose lie back decline rust rot fall fester trammel stand still become stagnant stultify constipate be sluggish stifle go bad go rancid not move go off go stale come to a halt grind to a halt lie fallow drift mooch saunter stroll piddle shirk evade dream shirk one's duties take things easy let down while away the time dilly-dally linger mope tarry creep putter delay mess around lag horse around drag diddle crawl procrastinate poke lallygag shilly-shally fiddle around goof around wait moon bat potter around futz put off mess about drag your feet skulk trail flag amble fiddle droop straggle stay vacillate plod dither stooge pause fiddle about act the fool play around muck about clown take your time get no place fast do nothing much fribble wander doodle play fool about fritter time away hesitate hover be slow shuffle stagger putter around monkey around falter potter about hang fire fall behind while away time potter round beat the meat pass the time idle away time fill in time not keep pace sit on one's hands consume time idle away the hours amuse oneself chill out drag one's feet take one's time spin one's wheels fart around lag behind hang meander remain haunt frequent neglect lie down on job dodge make yourself at home do nothing in particular chillax twiddle lark be long be tardy be dilatory stooge around mosey be lazy shamble ramble halt go slowly slough dabble lurk traipse slack off bunk off temporize stonewall take a breather put your feet up take five take a break puddle mosey around temporise totter filibuster put off doing something stay put use delaying tactics let the grass grow under one's feet hang on play for time play a waiting game hold back be indecisive wait around hum and haw buy time futz around scrimshank hang back wag fall back decrease drop fail diminish wane trail behind drag behind ebb gold-brick be remiss be negligent slow retard tail inch hobble trudge tool move slowly limp jelly toddle diddle-daddle play truant skive off bring up the rear fall off inch along drop behind be behind drop back slow up shlep along scrounge around dodge the column play hookey lose strength warm a chair play the wag evade one's duty swing the lead sit on one's butt

Verb

To make ineligible, as for entry to an examination
disqualify ban prohibit debar forbid bar disentitle exclude preclude unfit block interdict disable incapacitate invalidate bate disenable disfranchise eighty-six eliminate except impair nix paralyse paralyze rule out suspend declare ineligible not make the cut prevent stop veto blackball black restrain inhibit put a stop to render declare incapable proscribe outlaw disallow enjoin suppress restrict reject banish boycott embargo hinder criminalize disfellowship shut out impede illegalize curse make illegal halt criminalise close out deprive deny keep out expel count out refuse lock out freeze out check pass by place an embargo on officially forbid put an end to pass up ice out close up close down declare illegal say no to estop obviate forestall refuse entrance to refuse admission to interrupt deter ward discontinue forfend cease quit stand in the way of leave out in the cold give the cold shoulder to make it impracticable for make impossible make it impossible for make impracticable obstruct dismiss thwart cancel taboo give the thumbs down to hamper ostracize ward off stymie counteract repudiate exile ostracise quash turn down negate throw out give the red light to put the kibosh on disregard limit withhold decline negative hamstring circumvent kill overrule censor ignore defeat rebuff nullify disapprove discount hold up blacklist cripple squash crimp arrest thumbs down put an embargo on declare null and void pass on leave out put down set aside foreclose constrain plug rule something out destroy override discard forbid to place injunction on place an injunction on disown overturn countermand reverse shut off avert abolish revoke recant disclaim abjure disavow shut out of throw keep back zing disacknowledge stave off put paid to close one's doors to not consider forget about omit curb disbar remove oust bounce avoid eject evict retard dissuade from hold back down rule against vote against deny access to disclude occlude sideline repulse reprobate get rid of pass over force out put out send to Coventry not count refuse to admit cut out prevent from entering shut the door on drive out miss out refuse admittance snub encumber slow contravene interfere with disrupt handicap cut off stonewall slow down pass cut dissent shoot down discountenance censure burn begrudge consider undesirable give thumbs down not go for throw away refuse permission to refuse to employ steer clear of hit list knock back foil put on hit list give the brush-off to baffle counter spoil disappoint dash scotch crush baulk balk derail freeze oppose spike confront snooker fetter stifle declare taboo discomfit hobble neutralize beat checkmate crool foul up scupper banjax shut down lock up say no render null and void cramp one's style hang up overcome stump lick screw up ruin frustrate upset the applecart conquer put a brake on cramp nip in the bud do for dash one's hope neutralise give the run around put the lid on annul outwit put the chill on

Verb

To undergo a loss of consciousness
swoon faint black out collapse conk out drop keel over pass out become unconscious be overcome faint away feel giddy feel lightheaded lose consciousness go out like a light flake out go out fall unconscious fall founder succumb go expire zone out turn over tip pitch check out upturn go down zonk out keel tip over topple capsize upset overturn turn upside down slump tumble roll over plunge blackout have a fainting fit break down go under go out like light crack up crap out fall in a faint draw a blank slip into coma die flatline croak perish demise decease depart exit part end sink down pass on peg out kick in pass away fall down step out kick off pop off doze off nod off drop off sack out go to sleep fall asleep fall down in a faint fall over bite the dust buy it kick the bucket give up the ghost snuff it depart this life cross the great divide go the way of all flesh go belly up shuffle off this mortal coil buy the farm be no more go the way of the flesh pass be lost cark it bite the big one pop your clogs go to glory kick it peg it go bung hop the twig hop the stick meet one's end go to the great beyond breathe your last go the way of the dinosaurs meet one's death be killed cease go belly-up push up the daisies drop dead draw one's last breath go to one's last resting place pass over cash in one's chips be six feet under lose one's life meet one's maker turn up one's toes cease living cease to exist cross the Styx pop one's clogs kick in [slang] exterminate wane desist ruin abolish cave decline meet one's Maker run through fold up invalidate vanish disappear meet your end be slain be a casualty be a fatality run out call off all bets cool off buy a one-way ticket deep six waste be destroyed OD strike out up and die cash in chips meet your maker shove off go to the wall go west take your last breath lose life lose your life wilt meet waterloo give way give up pack it in conk suffocate drown relinquish life suck the kumara go to meet one's maker breathe one's last rest in peace go way of all flesh be taken lay down one's life hand in one's dinner pail

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