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injure /ˈɪndʒə $ -ər/ verb [transitive]


اذیت کردن ، صدمه زدن ، زخمی کردن ، اسیب زدن (به) ، ازار رساندن (به) ، قانون ـ فقه: زیان ، علوم نظامی: ضرر رساندن
injure
[verb]
Synonyms: hurt, damage, harm, impair, ruin, spoil, undermine, wound
Antonyms: aid
Contrasted words: assist, help, succor, better, enhance, improve, benefit, strengthen
Related Idioms: do dirt to, draw blood
Related Words: disserve, disadvantage, endamage, weaken, blight, queer, foul up, louse up, contort, deface, deform, disfigure, distort, bespatter, foul, smirch, disable, incapacitate, damage, harm, afflict, torment, torture, batter, cripple, maim, mangle, mutilate
English Thesaurus: hurt, injure, wound, maim, break, ...

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

injure W3 AC /ˈɪndʒə $ -ər/ verb [transitive]
[Word Family: noun: injury, the injured; adjective: injuredUNINJURED, injurious; verb: injure]
[Date: 1400-1500; Origin: injury]

1. to hurt yourself or someone else, for example in an accident or an attack ⇒ wound:
Angus injured his leg playing rugby.
be badly/seriously/critically injured
Two people have been critically injured in an accident.

2. injure sb’s pride/feelings etc to say unfair or unpleasant things that hurt someone’s pride, feelings etc

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In everyday English, people usually say hurt rather than injure:
He hurt his leg playing rugby.
He really hurt my feelings.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

injure
verb
I. harm yourself/sb physically
ADV. badly, seriously, severely | slightly | accidentally insurance to cover you in case one of your employees accidentally injures someone
deliberately

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

injure
II. damage sb's reputation, pride, etc.
ADV. seriously, severely This incident could seriously injure the company's reputation.
VERB + INJURE be calculated to (law), be likely to espionage activity which was likely to injure the national interest

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

injure
verb
1.
BAD: My car was seriously injured in the accident.
GOOD: My car was badly damaged in the accident.
BAD: We must all stop injuring the environment.
GOOD: We must all stop damaging the environment.

Usage Note:
Injure is used only in connection with people and animals: 'Latest reports from the site of the crash indicate that three people are dead and twelve are seriously injured.'
For objects, plants and machines, use damage : 'Some of the equipment had been badly damaged.'

2.
BAD: He shot dead 22 innocent people and injured 23 others.
GOOD: He shot dead 22 innocent people and wounded 23 others.

Usage Note:
wound = injure a person or animal by using a weapon such as a gun or knife: 'He is accused of wounding a fellow prisoner.' 'The sergeant had been seriously wounded and was losing blood.'

3.
BAD: Several people injured in the accident.
GOOD: Several people were injured in the accident.
BAD: Fortunately the driver was wearing his seat belt and so he did not injure.
GOOD: Fortunately the driver was wearing his seat belt and so he wasn't injured.

Usage Note:
Injure is a transitive verb: 'Gibbs won't be playing because he's injured his knee.' In passive sentences, use be injured : 'You're lucky you weren't injured.'

4.
BAD: I was afraid that she might injure.
GOOD: I was afraid that she might injure herself.

5.
BAD: He fell and was injured in the leg.
GOOD: He fell and injured his leg.

Usage Note:
injure + a part of the body (WITHOUT in ): 'How did you manage to injure your shoulder?'
Compare: 'He'd been wounded in the leg and couldn't walk.'

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Common Errors


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TahlilGaran : دیکشنری آنلاین تحلیلگران (معنی injure) | علیرضا معتمد , دیکشنری تحلیلگران , وب اپلیکیشن , تحلیلگران , دیکشنری , آنلاین , آیفون , IOS , آموزش مجازی 4.45 : 2118
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