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Undermine Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • hollow out as if making a cave or opening; "The river was caving the banks"
  • destroy property or hinder normal operations; "The Resistance sabotaged railroad operations during the war"

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Undermine'


  • Undermine: Undermine can refer to: Social undermining , the opposite of social support. Mining (military), the military practice of mining a ...
  • Undermine Records: Undermine Records is an American independent electronic dance music record label . Undermine was formed in Atlanta, GA in 2004 by ...
  • The Arab Lobby: The Invisible Alliance That Undermines America's Interests in the Middle East: The The Arab Lobby: The Invisible Alliance That Undermines America's Interests in the Middle East is a book written by Mitchell Bard , the ...
  • The Incredibles: Rise of the Underminer: Incredible and Frozone fighting The Underminer's legion of robot minions. The game features appearances by the rest of the Incredibles, ...

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'Undermine' example sentence in quotations


* The echo began in some indescribable way to undermine her hold on life. Coming at a moment when she chanced to be fatigued, it had managed to murmur, 'Pathos, piety, courage -- they exist, but are identical, and so is filth. Everything exists, nothing has value.' - Richard


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Undermine Sample Sentences in News


  • Female cabinet members’ resignations undermine Abe’s recovery efforts in Japan
    The resignations are a blow to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe?s efforts to elevate working women. Read more on this news related to 'Undermine'
  • GOP, don't undermine government
    Conservatives can't bash and slash government and then suddenly act surprised if government isn't there when we need it. After all, anti-government rhetoric and anti-tax austerity have real-life consequences -- consequences playing out at this very moment in the public health response to Ebola. Read more on this news related to 'Undermine'
  • Obuchi Resignation to Undermine Abe’s Womenomics Agenda
    Japanese Industry Minister Yuko Obuchi will step down tomorrow over allegations that political funds were misused, Japanese media including the Nikkei newspaper reported today, adding that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will accept her resignation. Read more on this news related to 'Undermine'

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