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Another word for sabotage

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Noun
  1. A deliberate and underhanded effort to defeat or do harm to an endeavor

    See also:

    attack

Verb
  1. To damage, destroy, or defeat by sabotage

      1. To overthrow or destroy (a government or an established order or authority).
      2. To undermine or corrupt, as in morals
      3. To undermine, mislead, or betray:
      1. (Figuratively) To weaken or work against; to hinder, sabotage. [from 15th c.]
      2. To wear away and weaken the supports of
      3. To injure, weaken, or impair, esp. by subtle, stealthy, or insidious means
    See also:

    attack

Another word for sabotage

Noun
      1. Explosives, especially when designed or used as weapons.
      2. A demolishing or being demolished; often specif., destruction by explosives
      3. The act or process of wrecking or destroying, especially destruction by explosives.
      1. (Sports) The throwing of a ball over and beyond a target, especially in baseball.
      2. An overthrowing or being overthrown
      3. A removal, especially of a ruler or government, by force or threat of force.
      1. The act of subverting or the condition of being subverted.
      2. A systematic attempt to overthrow a government by working from within; undermining.
      3. A subverting or being subverted; ruin; overthrow
      1. (Now Rare) Betrayal of trust or faith; treachery
      2. The betrayal of allegiance toward one's own country, especially by committing hostile acts against it or aiding its enemies in committing such acts.
      3. Violation of the allegiance owed to one's sovereign or state; betrayal of one's country, specif., in the U.S. (as declared in the Constitution), consisting only in levying war against the U.S. or in giving aid and comfort to its enemies
Verb
      1. To undermine, overturn, or render ineffective (a rule or an established notion, such as a stereotype, for example).
      2. To undermine or corrupt, as in morals
      3. To undermine, mislead, or betray:
      1. To cause the destruction of in a collision:
      2. To suffer destruction or ruin; become wrecked:
      3. To bring to ruin or disaster; overthrow; thwart; defeat
      1. To dig underneath (something), to make a passage or for destructive or military purposes; to sap. [from 14th c.]
      2. To dig beneath; excavate ground from under, so as to form a tunnel or mine
      3. To wear away and weaken the supports of
    See also:

    attack

    destroy