Damage synonyms

dăm'ĭj
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Moral wrong; evil
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The definition of a detriment is something that can cause damage, injury or harm.
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Something that is immoral or not good.
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Something that happens by chance, especially an unfortunate event; an accident, a disaster.
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An unintended, unforeseen, and undesirable event, especially one that causes harm, injury, damage, or loss.
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Destruction is defined as the tearing down or dismantling or killing of something.
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An ill turn or injury.
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(Old Poet.) Deadly harm; ruin; death
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The act or process of imposing or meting out something unpleasant.
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The act or an instance of depriving; loss.
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Anything causing pain or distress; calamity
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(Countable) An event that is adverse; calamity.
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The definition of an outrage is an act of violence or an insult.
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The definition of hardship is adversity, or something difficult or unpleasant that you must endure or overcome.
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Commotion; disorder
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Injury
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Evil accident; ill luck; misfortune; mischance.
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A mishap, an unlucky circumstance.
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Anything which impairs the happiness of a being or deprives a being of any good; anything which causes suffering of any kind to sentient beings; injury; mischief; harm.
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An unexpected shock or calamity.
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The act of devastating, or the state of being devastated; a laying waste.
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A cause or source of harm, damage, or annoyance
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A sudden severe attack, as of paralysis or sunstroke.
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Loss is defined as having something or someone leave or be taken away from you, a feeling of grief when something is gone, or a decline in money.
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The opposite or contrary:
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(Uncountable, mathematics) A structural principle of mathematical logic that states that the hypotheses of any derived fact may be freely extended with additional assumptions
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The act of collapsing; a falling in or together; failure or breakdown, as in business or health
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State of being crippled; lameness.
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A wrecking or being wrecked
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To remove by or as by tearing, pulling, etc.
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(Accounting) A downward revaluation, a write-down.
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An injury to a plant caused by cutting, scraping, or other external force
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An injury to underlying tissues or bone in which the skin is not broken, often characterized by ruptured blood vessels and discolorations; a contusion.
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A great, often sudden calamity.
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Anything that ruins or causes ruin
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(Archaic) A bodily injury causing pain; a wound or bruise.
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(Formal) The action of disabling or the state of being disabled.
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An instance of pain or distress.
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Poor health resulting from disease of body or mind; sickness.
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Complete loss of means, solvency, position, etc.
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The left-over money in a parimutuel betting pool resulting from rounding off the payoffs, added to the pool for the next race or event or kept as profit.
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Loss occasioned by injury
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Amount of money, time, etc. that is required or used.
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Waste is matter excreted from the body, or unwanted or discarded matter.
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(Law) Unauthorized alteration or destruction of a legal document, such as a contract or will.
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The total loss in weight of livestock from the time of shipment to the final processing as meat
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A decline in the value of an asset over time, due to its increasing obsolescence or the wear and tear due to its use; a deduction on an income tax return of part of the asset’s cost, transforming its declining value into a benefit for the taxpayer.
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Metaphorically, a progressive malaise of decay, corruption, or datedness.
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The act or process of polluting or the state of being polluted, especially the contamination of soil, water, or the atmosphere by the discharge of harmful substances.
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The act of changing, or of being changed, for the worse; departure from what is pure, simple, or correct; as, a corruption of style; corruption in language.
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A small mark that makes the appearance of something less attractive.
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The act or process of contaminating.
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The act or practice of violently destroying; destruction
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(Pathology) A reduction in the functionality of an organ caused by disease, injury or lack of use.
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An adulterating or being adulterated
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(Heraldry, vexillology) A symbol added to a flag or coat of arms to change it or make it different from another.
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A technical error of touching or surpassing the starting mark prior to the official start signal in the sporting events of long jump, discus, hammer throw, shot put, and similar. Originally the starting mark was a scratch on the ground but is now a board or precisely indicated mark.
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The definition of a scar is a mark left on the skin after it heals, or a sign of mental or physical damage.
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Deliberate defacing or destruction of property; ignorant defacing of anything beautiful or treasured, such as a work of art, architecture, or a valued building. Ignorance or malice is usually inferred.
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A localized diseased or necrotic area on a plant part, especially on a trunk, branch, or twig of a woody plant, usually caused by fungi or bacteria.
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The process of growing worse, or the state of having grown worse.
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Disintegration is defined as the process of becoming weak or falling apart.
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Great destruction and devastation, as that resulting from hurricanes, wars, etc.
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(Uncountable) Destruction by abrasive action of fluids.
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The condition of needing repairs; state of neglect; dilapidation
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The act of debasing or the state of being debased; a lowering, especially in character or quality.
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The act or process of corroding.
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A discolored spot, smudge, or area; a stain.
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The process or result of being gradually decomposed.
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Loss, damage, or depreciation resulting from ordinary use and exposure.
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To dismantle or raze; tear down.
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To damage or impair.
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To make worse, less, weaker, etc.; reduce an ability or function
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To kill
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To remove the color from, as by means of chemical agents or sunlight:
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To become less distinct; lose color, brilliance, etc.
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To soak with or in water
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To dull the luster of; discolor, especially by exposure to air or dirt:
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To waste (time).
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To scorch is to burn or heat until blackened or withered, or to attack fiercely.
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Drench is defined as to soak, or to make an animal swallow a liquid medicine.
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To debase by distorting the real nature of (something).
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To disappear or fall by decaying:
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(--- Sports) To hit (a ball, puck, or shuttlecock) in a forceful overhand stroke.
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To break to bits by pounding
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To change in color as by fading, streaking, or staining
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To destroy beyond recognition.
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To make dirty, especially in one small area:
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To mishit (a shot on a ball) due to poor contact with the ball.
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To break or cut off (a small piece):
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To put to a wrong use; to misapply; to use improperly; to misuse; to use for a wrong purpose or end; to pervert; as, to abuse one's authority. [First attested around 1350 to 1470.]
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To treat in a rough or cruel way; abuse.
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To treat someone, or something roughly or badly.
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To inflict damage, especially disfiguring damage, on.
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To injure or mutilate, as by scratching or beating:
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To damage something, especially a surface, in a visible or conspicuous manner.
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Change the appearance of something/someone to the negative.
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(American) Alternative spelling of vandalise.
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To mutilate or disfigure by repeatedly and roughly cutting, tearing, hacking, or crushing; lacerate and bruise badly
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To wither; sear
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The definition of contaminate is to infect, corrupt or make impure.
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To collapse:
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To crush is defined as to press hard enough to injure, break into small pieces or beat down emotionally.
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To strip of covering
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To decrease the value of; to make cheap
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(Intransitive) To suffer blight.
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(Intransitive) To fall apart, break up into parts.
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To make something or somewhere less suitable for some activity, especially by the introduction of some unnatural factor.
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To lame or disable by cutting the tendons of the ham or knee; to hough; hence, to cripple; to incapacitate; to disable.
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To subvert by digging or wearing away; to mine; to undermine; to destroy the foundation of.
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To discolour something
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To cut, tear apart, or tear away roughly or energetically.
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To fray is defined as when something becomes worn or unraveled, especially cloth.
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(Intransitive) To become weaker.
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To cut, bite, and wear away bit by bit with the teeth
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To impair steadily; deteriorate:
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To surpass or do better than (a specific number), to do better than (a record), setting a new record.
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(Finance) To divide (stock) by substituting some multiple of the original shares that will usually have the same aggregate par value as the old, but a proportionately lower value per share
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To plunge (a pointed weapon or instrument) into something.
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To rend is to tear something into pieces, to wrench something violently or to cause great emotional pain.
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(Sports) To swing a stick at (an opponent) in ice hockey or lacrosse, in violation of the rules.
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To penetrate (to, into, or through something)
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To reduce or put an end to, as if by a puncture
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To taint with mildew.
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To disable, damage, or impair the functioning of:
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To disable is defined as to make something not work that was working before, or to injure someone in a way that makes them unable to do something.
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To deteriorate or degenerate through inactivity or neglect:
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To twist or turn something out of shape.
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To wound or hurt (someone's feelings, etc.) deeply; distress
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To affect with something physically injurious, unpleasant, etc.; infect, poison, etc.
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(Archaic) To strip or deprive (someone) of their possessions; to rob, despoil. [from 14th c.]
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To impair the value or usefulness of
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To profane or sully
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To affect by transmission or be communicated to. Used of an idea, emotion, or attitude:
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To impair the value or usefulness of
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To cause a problem with; to introduce an error or mistake in; to make muddled or confused; spoil; ruin.
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(Idiomatic, by extension) To make non-functional; to interfere with or put into a state of disorder; to ruin.
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To interpret incorrectly; misconstrue or distort:
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To vitiate is to corrupt, invalidate or weaken morally.
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(Geol.) To lower (a land surface) by erosion
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To speak evil of; defame; slander; traduce
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To spread false and harmful statements about; slander
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To dishonor by a comparison with what is inferior; to lower in rank or estimation by actions or words; to speak slightingly of; to depreciate; to undervalue.
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Something promoting or contributing to happiness, well-being, or prosperity; a boon.
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The definition of a benefit is something that will provide an advantage for others, something you may receive as compensation from an insurance company or an event to raise money for a worthwhile cause.
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A benefit bestowed, especially one bestowed in response to a request.
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The condition of something, in respect of need for repair.
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The ratio of this to the amount of capital invested
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Something given or done to make up for a loss, injury, etc.; compensation
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The definition of a disaster is an event, often sudden, that causes great damage or devastation.
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A particular form of hurt, damage, or loss:
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An undesirable event such as an accident
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To destroy or subvert the honesty or integrity of, as by offering bribes:
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To utter or spread slander.
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To grant an amount or other benefit legally due:
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To charge; to send a bill to.
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(Electricity) To cause formation of a net electric charge on or in (a conductor, for example).
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To become dark, obscure, or less transparent:
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To impair the value or usefulness of
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To ruin, especially by destroying or removing what is valuable:
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To place at a disadvantage.
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To charge a cost against an expense account; to bill something to the company for which one works.
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To impair the value or usefulness of
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To impair the value or usefulness of
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To deliberately destroy or damage something in order to prevent it from being successful
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The definition of an improvement is an increase in value, condition or quality.
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Gain or benefit
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A kind or helpful deed; an instance of voluntarily assisting (someone).
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To think (oneself) happy; congratulate (oneself)
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(Figuratively, usually in the passive) To focus or determine (oneself, on a concept); to fixate.
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To mend is defined as to fix or repair, or to get better or resolve a disagreement.
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To improve the quality or condition of
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Perfect is defined as to complete something or sharpen one's skills.
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To raise to a more desirable or more excellent quality or condition; make better:
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To spoil the soundness or perfection of
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(Rare) To do a disservice to; harm
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(Intransitive) To become imperfect or defective.
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To fill with prejudice or cause to judge with prejudice.
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(--- Archaic) A person employed to help, especially a farm worker or domestic servant.
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To surpass or exceed:
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A harm caused by the infringement of a legal right.
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loss of military equipment
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The cost at which something is obtained:
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Plural form of term
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The quality of being deleterious.
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(Medicine) Gradual deterioration of specific tissues, cells, or organs with corresponding impairment or loss of function, caused by injury, disease, or aging.
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To impair or destroy:
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To put someone in prison.
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To injure, disable, or disfigure, usually by depriving of the use of a limb or other part of the body.
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To deprive of strength or ability; disable.
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To wear away and weaken the supports of
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