Nouns (12)

anonadamiento, averiar, perjudicar, aniquilamiento, estropear, deteriorar, dañar, destrucción, amortecimiento, aniquilación, destrozo, amortiguamiento
n. the act of making something futile and useless (as by routine)

Verbs (72)

dejar inválido, estropear, incapacitar
v. injure permanently; "He was disabled in a car accident"
menoscabar, estragar, entorpecer, viciar, echar a perder, averiar, corromper, estropear, deteriorar, dañar
v. have a strong desire or urge to do something; "She is itching to start the project"; "He is spoiling for a fight"
echar a perder, originar daño a, ocasionar daño a, irrogar daño a, causar daño a, hacer daño a, averiar, perjudicar, estropear, deteriorar, dañar
v. suffer or be susceptible to damage; "These fine china cups damage easily"
desflorar, viciar, perjudicar, estropear, arruinar, afectar
v. make imperfect; "nothing marred her beauty"
frangollar, chapucear, chafallar, echar a perder, destrozar, estropear, mutilar
v. alter so as to make unrecognizable; "The tourists murdered the French language"
fracturar, quebrantar, destruir, destrozar, romper, estropear, descomponer, arruinar, deshacer
v. find a flaw in; "break an alibi"; "break down a proof"
destruir, destrozar, estropear, arruinar
v. destroy completely; damage irreparably; "You have ruined my car by pouring sugar in the tank!"; "The tears ruined her make-up"
desbaratar, batir, destruir, destrozar, estropear, arruinar, deshacer
v. smash or break forcefully; "The kid busted up the car"
hacer una chapuza de, hacer con los pies, joder, desajustar, conturbar, desbaratar, fastidiar, embrollar, enredar, confundir, estropear
v. make a mess of, destroy or ruin; "I botched the dinner and we had to eat out"; "the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement"
estropear, emponzoñar, envenenar, dañar
v. spoil as if by poison; "poison someone's mind"; "poison the atmosphere in the office"

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Fuzzynyms (511)

lesionar, herir
v. cause injuries or bodily harm to
inficionar, mancillar, contagiar, contaminar
v. corrupt with ideas or an ideology; "society was infected by racism"
inficionar, mancillar, contagiar, contaminar
v. corrupt with ideas or an ideology; "society was infected by racism"
mutilar
v. injure or wound seriously and leave permanent disfiguration or mutilation; "people were maimed by the explosion"
mutilar
v. injure or wound seriously and leave permanent disfiguration or mutilation; "people were maimed by the explosion"
mutilar
v. injure or wound seriously and leave permanent disfiguration or mutilation; "people were maimed by the explosion"
dejar inválido, estropear, incapacitar
v. injure permanently; "He was disabled in a car accident"
dejar inválido, estropear, incapacitar
v. injure permanently; "He was disabled in a car accident"
dejar inválido, estropear, incapacitar
v. injure permanently; "He was disabled in a car accident"
causar perjuicio a, inferir daño a, ocasionar daño a, causar daño a, hacer daño a, perjudicar, dañar
v. cause or do harm to; "These pills won't harm your system"
causar perjuicio a, inferir daño a, ocasionar daño a, causar daño a, hacer daño a, perjudicar, dañar
v. cause or do harm to; "These pills won't harm your system"
deformar
v. assume a different shape or form
deformar
v. assume a different shape or form
empobrecer, privar
v. take away
menoscabar, estragar, entorpecer, viciar, echar a perder, averiar, corromper, estropear, deteriorar, dañar
v. have a strong desire or urge to do something; "She is itching to start the project"; "He is spoiling for a fight"
desmoronarse, corromperse, pudrirse, descomponerse
v. break down; "The bodies decomposed in the heat"
desmoronarse, corromperse, pudrirse, descomponerse
v. break down; "The bodies decomposed in the heat"
echarse a perder, estropearse
v. become unfit for consumption or use; "the meat must be eaten before it spoils"
echarse a perder, estropearse
v. become unfit for consumption or use; "the meat must be eaten before it spoils"
incapacitar, mutilar, lisiar
v. deprive of strength or efficiency; make useless or worthless; "This measure crippled our efforts"; "Their behavior stultified the boss's hard work"
incapacitar, mutilar, lisiar
v. deprive of strength or efficiency; make useless or worthless; "This measure crippled our efforts"; "Their behavior stultified the boss's hard work"
echar a perder, originar daño a, ocasionar daño a, irrogar daño a, causar daño a, hacer daño a, averiar, perjudicar, estropear, deteriorar, dañar
v. suffer or be susceptible to damage; "These fine china cups damage easily"
echar a perder, originar daño a, ocasionar daño a, irrogar daño a, causar daño a, hacer daño a, averiar, perjudicar, estropear, deteriorar, dañar
v. suffer or be susceptible to damage; "These fine china cups damage easily"
ser perjudicial para, dar mazada a, causar perjuicio, causar daño, perjudicar, dañar
v. cause damage or affect negatively; "Our business was hurt by the new competition"
dejar manchas, manchar
v. produce or leave stains; "Red wine stains the table cloth"
hacerse pedazos, quebrarse, deshacerse, partirse, romperse, descomponerse
v. become fractured; break or crack on the surface only; "The glass cracked when it was heated"
alabearse, abarquillarse, pandearse, deformarse, curvarse, combarse, abombar, torcer, torcerse
v. bend out of shape, as under pressure or from heat; "The highway buckled during the heat wave"
alabearse, abarquillarse, pandearse, deformarse, curvarse, combarse, abombar, torcer, torcerse
v. bend out of shape, as under pressure or from heat; "The highway buckled during the heat wave"
hervir
v. come to the boiling point and change from a liquid to vapor; "Water boils at 100 degrees Celsius"
hervir
v. come to the boiling point and change from a liquid to vapor; "Water boils at 100 degrees Celsius"
transmutarse, trasformarse, convertirse, transformarse
v. change in outward structure or looks; "He transformed into a monster"; "The salesman metamorphosed into an ugly beetle"
transmutarse, trasformarse, convertirse, transformarse
v. change in outward structure or looks; "He transformed into a monster"; "The salesman metamorphosed into an ugly beetle"
metamorfosearse, transfigurar, transformar
v. change completely the nature or appearance of; "In Kafka's story, a person metamorphoses into a bug"; "The treatment and diet transfigured her into a beautiful young woman"; "Jesus was transfigured after his resurrection"
metamorfosearse, transfigurar, transformar
v. change completely the nature or appearance of; "In Kafka's story, a person metamorphoses into a bug"; "The treatment and diet transfigured her into a beautiful young woman"; "Jesus was transfigured after his resurrection"
cambiar de religión, convertirse
v. score an extra point or points after touchdown by kicking the ball through the uprights or advancing the ball into the end zone; "Smith converted and his team won"
cambiar de religión, convertirse
v. score an extra point or points after touchdown by kicking the ball through the uprights or advancing the ball into the end zone; "Smith converted and his team won"
desjarretar, enflaquecer, apurar, debilitar, agotar
v. make weak; "Life in the camp drained him"
cuajar
v. turn into curds; "curdled milk"
cuajar
v. turn into curds; "curdled milk"
revenirse, acidificarse, repuntarse, picarse, fermentar, avinagrarse, amargar, agriarse, acedarse, cortarse
v. go sour or spoil; "The milk has soured"; "The wine worked"; "The cream has turned--we have to throw it out"
revenirse, acidificarse, repuntarse, picarse, fermentar, avinagrarse, amargar, agriarse, acedarse, cortarse
v. go sour or spoil; "The milk has soured"; "The wine worked"; "The cream has turned--we have to throw it out"
masacrar, exterminar, destruir, aniquilar, extirpar, erradicar, diezmar, devastar, deshacer
v. kill one in every ten, as of mutineers in Roman armies
desflorar, viciar, perjudicar, estropear, arruinar, afectar
v. make imperfect; "nothing marred her beauty"
desflorar, viciar, perjudicar, estropear, arruinar, afectar
v. make imperfect; "nothing marred her beauty"
desflorar, viciar, perjudicar, estropear, arruinar, afectar
v. make imperfect; "nothing marred her beauty"
adulterar
v. alter and make impure, as with the intention to deceive; "Sophisticate rose water with geraniol"
adulterar
v. alter and make impure, as with the intention to deceive; "Sophisticate rose water with geraniol"
impurificar, emporcar, ensuciar, manchar, polucionar, adulterar, contaminar
v. make impure; "The industrial wastes polluted the lake"
impurificar, emporcar, ensuciar, manchar, polucionar, adulterar, contaminar
v. make impure; "The industrial wastes polluted the lake"
adulterar, contaminar
v. make radioactive by adding radioactive material; "Don't drink the water--it's contaminated"
adulterar, contaminar
v. make radioactive by adding radioactive material; "Don't drink the water--it's contaminated"
desactivar, dejar fuera de servicio, inhabilitar, incapacitar, inutilizar
v. make unable to perform a certain action; "disable this command on your computer"
desactivar, dejar fuera de servicio, inhabilitar, incapacitar, inutilizar
v. make unable to perform a certain action; "disable this command on your computer"
desactivar, dejar fuera de servicio, inhabilitar, incapacitar, inutilizar
v. make unable to perform a certain action; "disable this command on your computer"
desactivar, dejar fuera de servicio, inhabilitar, incapacitar, inutilizar
v. make unable to perform a certain action; "disable this command on your computer"
exceder, rebasar, traspasar
v. break into simpler molecules by means of heat; "The petroleum cracked"
desenvolver, desplegar, desarrollar
v. become technologically advanced; "Many countries in Asia are now developing at a very fast pace"; "Viet Nam is modernizing rapidly"
desenvolver, desplegar, desarrollar
v. become technologically advanced; "Many countries in Asia are now developing at a very fast pace"; "Viet Nam is modernizing rapidly"
frangollar, chapucear, chafallar, echar a perder, destrozar, estropear, mutilar
v. alter so as to make unrecognizable; "The tourists murdered the French language"
carcomerse, corromperse, pudrirse, descomponerse, deteriorarse
v. undergo decay or decomposition; "The body started to decay and needed to be cremated"
carcomerse, corromperse, pudrirse, descomponerse, deteriorarse
v. undergo decay or decomposition; "The body started to decay and needed to be cremated"
hacer polvo, dar una paliza, derribar, aplastar
v. defeat soundly; "The home team demolished the visitors"
ingerirse en, no respetar, tocar
v. destroy; "Don't violate my garden"; "violate my privacy"
desgarrar, magullar, destrozar, mutilar
v. injure badly by beating
arrojar violentamente, golpear
v. leap, jerk, bang; "Bullets spanged into the trees"
abollar, mellar
v. set in from the margin; "Indent the paragraphs of a letter"
acanalar
v. make a groove in
zapar, socavar, minar
v. hollow out as if making a cave or opening; "The river was caving the banks"
zapar, socavar, minar
v. hollow out as if making a cave or opening; "The river was caving the banks"
zapar, socavar, minar
v. hollow out as if making a cave or opening; "The river was caving the banks"
desunir, desconectar, desenganchar, despegar, desvincular, separar, apartar, desatar, desmontar
v. separate (a small unit) from a larger, especially for a special assignment; "detach a regiment"
desunirse, despegarse, desfijarse, desligarse, desprenderse, desatarse, apartarse, soltarse
v. come to be detached; "His retina detached and he had to be rushed into surgery"
asesinar, sacrificar, matar
v. kill (animals) usually for food consumption; "They slaughtered their only goat to survive the winter"
dar una paliza a, acardenalar, moler, pegar
v. give a beating to; subject to a beating, either as a punishment or as an act of aggression; "Thugs beat him up when he walked down the street late at night"; "The teacher used to beat the students"
remachar, clavar, rematar
v. overthrow or destroy (something considered evil or harmful); "The police smashed the drug ring after they were tipped off"
turquear, trompear, currar, arrear, apuñear, martillear, apalear, abollar, aporrear, golpear, majar
v. shut up or confine in any enclosure or within any bounds or limits; "The prisoners are safely pounded"
mancillar, emporcar, ensuciar, tacar, emborronar, manchar
v. make a spot or mark onto; "The wine spotted the tablecloth"
deslustrarse, empañarse
v. make dirty or spotty, as by exposure to air; also used metaphorically; "The silver was tarnished by the long exposure to the air"; "Her reputation was sullied after the affair with a married man"
cortar
v. make an abrupt change of image or sound; "cut from one scene to another"
desdoblar, surcar, rasgar, cruzar, rajar, hender, partir, cortar
v. to separate or be separated by force; "planks were in danger of being torn from the crossbars"
incomunicar, separar, apartar, aislar, segregar
v. force, take, or pull apart; "He separated the fighting children"; "Moses parted the Red Sea"
destruir, destrozar, estropear, arruinar
v. destroy completely; damage irreparably; "You have ruined my car by pouring sugar in the tank!"; "The tears ruined her make-up"
destruir, destrozar, estropear, arruinar
v. destroy completely; damage irreparably; "You have ruined my car by pouring sugar in the tank!"; "The tears ruined her make-up"
desarraigar, extirpar
v. pull up by or as if by the roots; "uproot the vine that has spread all over the garden"
despanzurrar, despedazar, desmembrar, descuajeringar, descuajaringar, rasgar, rajar, hender, desgarrar, arrancar
v. move precipitously or violently; "The tornado ripped along the coast"
despedazarse, destrozarse, tazarse, rozarse, hacerse pedazos, quebrarse, gastarse, fracturarse, romperse, desgastarse, descomponerse
v. separate or cause to separate abruptly; "The rope snapped"; "tear the paper"
demoler, destruir, destrozar
v. do away with, cause the destruction or undoing of; "The fire destroyed the house"
echar abajo, derruir, demoler, derribar, destruir
v. destroy completely; "the wrecking ball demolished the building"; "demolish your enemies"; "pulverize the rebellion before it gets out of hand"
echar abajo, derruir, demoler, derribar, destruir
v. destroy completely; "the wrecking ball demolished the building"; "demolish your enemies"; "pulverize the rebellion before it gets out of hand"
tirar abajo, echar abajo, hacer uniforme, terraplenar, tumbar, arrasar, aplanar, explanar, allanar, igualar
v. tear down so as to make flat with the ground; "The building was levelled"
desarraigar, exterminar, extirpar
v. surgically remove (an organ)
injuriar, lastimar, ofender, afrentar, herir
v. hurt the feelings of; "She hurt me when she did not include me among her guests"; "This remark really bruised my ego"
irse al garete, ir a la deriva, devalar, derivar del rumbo, desviarse, nadar, derivar, flotar
v. be in motion due to some air or water current; "The leaves were blowing in the wind"; "the boat drifted on the lake"; "The sailboat was adrift on the open sea"; "the shipwrecked boat drifted away from the shore"
echar abajo, derribarse, desmoronarse, deshacerse, derrumbarse, romperse
v. fall apart; "the building crumbled after the explosion"; "Negotiations broke down"
llevar a la bancarrota, llevar a la quiebra, hacer quebrar, arruinar
v. reduce to bankruptcy; "My daughter's fancy wedding is going to break me!"; "The slump in the financial markets smashed him"
expoliar, desvalijar, desplumar, saquear, pillar, asaltar, robar, despojar, quitar, privar, desnudar
v. steal goods; take as spoils; "During the earthquake people looted the stores that were deserted by their owners"
dirigir mal
v. manage badly or incompetently; "The funds were mismanaged"
traer a mal traer, abusar, maltratar
v. treat badly; "This boss abuses his workers"; "She is always stepping on others to get ahead"
volver mejor, rectificar, compensar, mejorar, corregir
v. put in or restore to an upright position; "They righted the sailboat that had capsized"
trastocar, socavar, desautorizar, minar, contrarrestar, desquiciar, debilitar
v. destroy completely; "we must not let our civil liberties be subverted by the current crisis"
trastocar, socavar, desautorizar, minar, contrarrestar, desquiciar, debilitar
v. destroy completely; "we must not let our civil liberties be subverted by the current crisis"
echar por tierra, destruir, destrozar, arruinar
v. destroy or cause to fail; "This behavior will ruin your chances of winning the election"
dificultar, poner fin a, dar el traste con, obstaculizar, prevenir, estorbar, impedir, frustrar, detener, atajar, parar
v. stop from happening or developing; "Block his election"; "Halt the process"
depravar, viciar, corromper, pervertir, desmoralizar, envilecer, rebajar, degradar, contaminar
v. put a wrong address on; "misdirect the letter"
depravar, viciar, corromper, pervertir, desmoralizar, envilecer, rebajar, degradar, contaminar
v. put a wrong address on; "misdirect the letter"

Synonyms (30)

diseccionar, anatomizar, descomponer, analizar, disociar, disecar
v. make a mathematical, chemical, or grammatical analysis of; break down into components or essential features; "analyze a specimen"; "analyze a sentence"; "analyze a chemical compound"
dejar caer
v. utter impulsively; "He blurted out the secret"; "He blundered his stupid ideas"
partir, romper, cortar
v. break a small piece off from; "chip the glass"; "chip a tooth"
fracturar, quebrantar, destruir, destrozar, romper, estropear, descomponer, arruinar, deshacer
v. find a flaw in; "break an alibi"; "break down a proof"
quitarse, separarse, romper, cortar
v. set or keep apart; "sever a relationship"
desbaratar, batir, destruir, destrozar, estropear, arruinar, deshacer
v. smash or break forcefully; "The kid busted up the car"

Antonyms (60)

restituir a su estado primitivo, recoser, remendar, componer, reparar, arreglar, restaurar
v. move, travel, or proceed toward some place; "He repaired to his cabin in the woods"
restituir a su estado primitivo, recoser, remendar, componer, reparar, arreglar, restaurar
v. move, travel, or proceed toward some place; "He repaired to his cabin in the woods"
restituir a su estado primitivo, recoser, remendar, componer, reparar, arreglar, restaurar
v. move, travel, or proceed toward some place; "He repaired to his cabin in the woods"
apedazar, remendar, componer
v. repair by adding pieces; "She pieced the china cup"
emparchar, apedazar, parchar, remendar, parchear
v. mend by putting a patch on; "patch a hole"
hacer hermoso, aderezar, engalanar, ornar, ornamentar, decorar, adornar, embellecer
v. be an ornament to; "stars ornamented the Christmas tree"
acicalar, esmerilar, glasear, pulimentar, bruñir, pulir, lustrar
v. give a shine or gloss to, usually by rubbing
manejárselas, ingeniárselas, componérselas, arreglárselas, apañárselas, conseguir, llevar a cabo, realizar, lograr
v. be successful; achieve a goal; "She succeeded in persuading us all"; "I managed to carry the box upstairs"; "She pulled it off, even though we never thought her capable of it"; "The pianist negociated the difficult runs"
atinar a, atinar, acertar a, acertar, tener éxito, lograr, alcanzar
v. attain success or reach a desired goal; "The enterprise succeeded"; "We succeeded in getting tickets to the show"; "she struggled to overcome her handicap and won"

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