Meaning of weaken

Definition of weaken

(verb) lessen the strength of; "The fever weakened his body"
become weaker; "The prisoner's resistance weakened after seven days"
destroy property or hinder normal operations; "The Resistance sabotaged railroad operations during the war"
reduce the level or intensity or size or scope of; "de-escalate a crisis"
lessen in force or effect; "soften a shock"; "break a fall"

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