Definition of weaken

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • weaken is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 13
  • weaken is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 13
  • weaken is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 14

Definition of weaken


  • lessen in force or effect (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. break
    2. damp
    3. dampen
    4. soften
  • reduce the level or intensity or size or scope of (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. de-escalate
    2. step down
  • destroy property or hinder normal operations (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. counteract
    2. countermine
    3. sabotage
    4. subvert
    5. undermine
  • become weaker (verb)

    Examples

    1. The prisoner's resistance weakened after seven days
  • lessen the strength of (verb)

    Examples

    1. The fever weakened his body

See definition of weaken in Merriam Webster

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