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    undermine - Dictionary definition and meaning for word undermine

    (verb) destroy property or hinder normal operations
    Example Sentence
    • The Resistance sabotaged railroad operations during the war
    (verb) hollow out as if making a cave or opening
    Synonyms : cave
    Example Sentence
    • The river was caving the banks
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for undermine

UNDERMINE ....Minining under the earth would GRADUALLY WEAKEN strength of soil and rock

undermine = under + mind(e). am loosin confidence or will (mind). so when am loosing confidence i ll work UNDER MY capacity. so undermine = gradually reducing

we say to somebody "you are UNDER MY (mine) control" infact we are weakening him...!!!

undermine+inside mine..the people going inside the mines become weaker as they have to travel long inside the earth

Undermine and mine... in both words, you are refering to ... caving in or making a hollow.

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