Associations to the word «Undermine»
UNDERMINE, verb. To dig underneath (something), to make a passage or for destructive or military purposes; to sap. [from 14th c.]
UNDERMINE, verb. (figuratively) To weaken or work against; to hinder, sabotage. [from 15th c.]
UNDERMINE, verb. Destroy property or hinder normal operations; "The Resistance sabotaged railroad operations during the war".
UNDERMINE, verb. Hollow out as if making a cave or opening; "The river was caving the banks".
In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.