injure

  • 21 injure — v. to injure badly, seriously, severely; slightly * * * [ ɪndʒə] seriously severely slightly to injure badly …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 22 injure — in|jure [ˈındʒə US ər] v [T] [Date: 1400 1500; Origin: injury] 1.) to hurt yourself or someone else, for example in an accident or an attack →↑wound ▪ Angus injured his leg playing rugby yesterday. be badly/seriously/critically injured ▪ Two… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 23 injure — [[t]ɪ̱nʤə(r)[/t]] injures, injuring, injured VERB If you injure a person or animal, you damage some part of their body. [V n] A number of bombs have exploded, seriously injuring at least five people... [V n] Several policemen were injured in the… …

    English dictionary

  • 24 injure — in•jure [[t]ˈɪn dʒər[/t]] v. t. jured, jur•ing 1) to do or cause harm of any kind to; hurt: to injure one s hand[/ex] 2) to offend: to injure a friend s feelings[/ex] 3) to treat unjustly or unfairly • Etymology: 1575–85; back formation from… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 25 injure — To wound, hurt, or harm. * * * in·jure in jər vt, in·jured; in·jur·ing inj (ə )riŋ 1) to inflict bodily hurt on 2) to impair the soundness of <injure your health> …

    Medical dictionary

  • 26 injure — 01. Two people were killed, and a dozen others [injured] when a bus ran off the road in the rain over the weekend. 02. She [injured] her back lifting a heavy box while she was moving into her new apartment. 03. He was in a terrible car accident,… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 27 injure — in|jure [ ındʒər ] verb transitive ** 1. ) often passive to hurt someone and cause damage to their body: Nine people died and 54 were injured in the accident. be seriously/ badly/severely injured: They were treated for shock, but no one was… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 28 injure — verb (T) 1 to cause physical harm to someone or to yourself, for example in an accident or an attack: One of the players injured his knee and had to be carried off. | be badly/seriously/critically injured: Two people have been critically injured… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 29 injure — /ˈɪndʒə / (say injuh) verb (t) (injured, injuring) 1. to do or cause harm of any kind to; damage; hurt; impair: to injure the hand. 2. to do wrong or injustice to. {backformation from injury (noun), replacing earlier injury (verb) –injurer, noun …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 30 injure — To violate the legal right of another or inflict an actionable wrong. To do harm to, damage, or impair. To hurt or wound, as the person; to impair the soundness of, as health; to damage. Ziolkowski v. Continental Casualty Co., 284 Ill.App. 505, 1 …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 31 injure — To violate the legal right of another or inflict an actionable wrong. To do harm to, damage, or impair. To hurt or wound, as the person; to impair the soundness of, as health; to damage. Ziolkowski v. Continental Casualty Co., 284 Ill.App. 505, 1 …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 32 injure — v.tr. 1 do physical harm or damage to; hurt (was injured in a road accident). 2 harm or impair (illness might injure her chances). 3 do wrong to. Derivatives: injurer n. Etymology: back form. f. INJURY …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 33 injure — verb a) To wound or cause physical harm to a living creature. b) To damage or impair. Syn: harm, damage, hurt, disfigure, wound, mar, impair …

    Wiktionary

  • 34 injure — Synonyms and related words: abrade, abuse, afflict, affront, aggravate, aggrieve, bark, batter, befoul, bespatter, bewitch, blemish, blight, bloody, break, bruise, buffet, burn, chafe, check, chip, claw, condemn, constrain, contort, corrupt,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 35 Injure —    Droit civil: offense envers une personne    Droit pénal: expression outrageante, terme de mépris ne renfermant l imputation d aucun fait précis ; elle est un délit lorsqu elle est publique et une contravention dans le cas contraire …

    Lexique de Termes Juridiques

  • 36 injure — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. wound, hurt; damage, abuse, deface, mar, impair; wrong, disgrace, dishonor, insult, mistreat, maltreat. See deterioration, evil, malevolence. II (Roget s IV) v. Syn. hurt, harm, damage, wound; see… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 37 injure — in·jure || ɪndÊ’É™(r) v. hurt; wound; insult, offend; damage …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 38 injure — verb 1》 do or undergo physical harm to. 2》 harm or impair (something).     ↘archaic do injustice or wrong to. Derivatives injurer noun Origin ME: back form. from injury …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 39 injure — v. a. 1. Maltreat, wrong, abuse, do wrong to, do an ill office to, treat unjustly. 2. Harm, hurt, damage, spoil, impair, mar, disfigure, do harm to …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 40 injure — verb 1) he injured his foot Syn: hurt, wound, damage, harm; cripple, lame, disable; maim, mutilate, deform, mangle, break 2) his comments injured her reputation Syn …

    Thesaurus of popular words


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