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Definition 1: cause injuries or bodily harm to - [verb of body]

Synonyms for injure in the sense of this definition

(injure is a kind of ...) give trouble or pain to

"This exercise will hurt your back"

(... is a kind of injure ) injure the underlying soft tissue or bone of

"I bruised my knee"

(... is a kind of injure ) bruise, cut, or injure the skin or the surface of

"The boy skinned his knee when he fell"

(... is a kind of injure ) use a knife on

"The victim was knifed to death"

(... is a kind of injure ) hit with a missile from a weapon

(... is a kind of injure ) fracture a bone of

"I broke my foot while playing hockey"

(... is a kind of injure ) injure or kill by knocking (someone or something) down and passing over the body, as with a vehicle

(... is a kind of injure ) cause or do harm to

"These pills won't harm your system"

(... is a kind of injure ) injure permanently

"He was disabled in a car accident"

(... is a kind of injure ) sprain or dislocate slightly

"subluxate the hip"

(... is a kind of injure ) twist suddenly so as to sprain

"wrench one's ankle" "The wrestler twisted his shoulder" "the hikers sprained their ankles when they fell" "I turned my ankle and couldn't walk for several days"

(... is a kind of injure ) injure or wound seriously and leave permanent disfiguration or mutilation

"people were maimed by the explosion"

(... is a kind of injure ) inflict a trauma upon

(... is a kind of injure ) strain abnormally

"I pulled a muscle in my leg when I jumped up" "The athlete pulled a tendon in the competition"

(... is a kind of injure ) subject to torture

"The sinners will be tormented in Hell, according to the Bible"

(... is a kind of injure ) injure with a calk

(... is a kind of injure ) injure the brain; sustain a concussion

(... is a kind of injure ) injure by trampling or as if by trampling

"The passerby was trampled by an elephant"

(... is a kind of injure ) break the skin (of a body part) by scraping

"She was grazed by the stray bullet"

Definition 2: cause damage or affect negatively - [verb of change]

Samples where injure or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Our business was hurt by the new competition

Synonyms for injure in the sense of this definition

(injure is a kind of ...) inflict damage upon

"The snow damaged the roof" "She damaged the car when she hit the tree"

Definition 3: hurt the feelings of - [verb of emotion]

Samples where injure or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She hurt me when she did not include me among her guests
  • This remark really bruised my ego

Synonyms for injure in the sense of this definition

(injure is a kind of ...) call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)

"arouse pity" "raise a smile" "evoke sympathy"

(... is a kind of injure ) treat, mention, or speak to rudely

"He insulted her with his rude remarks" "the student who had betrayed his classmate was dissed by everyone"

(... is a kind of injure ) deeply hurt the feelings of; distress

"his lacerating remarks"

(... is a kind of injure ) cause an emotional pain, as if by stinging

"His remark stung her"

(... is a kind of injure ) cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of

"He humiliated his colleague by criticising him in front of the boss"

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