Simple Definition of injure
: to harm or damage (someone or something)
Full Definition of injure
in·juredin·jur·ing play \ˈinj-riŋ, ˈin-jə-\
Examples of injure
She fell and injured herself.
She fell and slightly injured her arm.
Several people were badly injured in the accident.
Origin of injure
Middle English enjuren, from Anglo-French *enjurer, from Late Latin injuriare, from Latin injuria injury
First Known Use: 15th century
Synonym Discussion of injure
INJURE Defined for Kids
Definition of injure
: to cause pain or harm to <Two people were injured in the accident.> <The criticism injured my pride.>
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