undermine - Dictionary definition and meaning for word 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.