Associations to the word «Injure»

Wiktionary

INJURE, verb. (transitive) To wound or cause physical harm to a living creature.
INJURE, verb. (transitive) To damage or impair.
INJURE, verb. (transitive) To do injustice to.

Dictionary definition

INJURE, verb. Cause injuries or bodily harm to.
INJURE, verb. Hurt the feelings of; "She hurt me when she did not include me among her guests"; "This remark really bruised my ego".
INJURE, verb. Cause damage or affect negatively; "Our business was hurt by the new competition".

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats