Synonyms and Antonyms of undermines
to make (someone or something) weaker or less effective usually in a secret or gradual way
- She tried to undermine my authority by complaining about me to my boss.
- The events of the past year have undermined people's confidence in the government.
deteriorates, enervates, enfeebles, weakens
blemishes, bloodies, breaks, compromises, crabs, cripples, crosses (up), damages, defaces, disfigures, endamages, flaws, harms, hurts, impairs, injures, mars, spoils, vitiates
erodes, scours, washes out, wears (away)
dents, dings, dints
botches, gums (up), queers
disables, hamstrings, lames, maims, mangles, mutilates, torments, tortures
annihilates, bangs up, bashes, batters, clobbers, crushes, dashes, decimates, demolishes, desolates, destroys, devastates, does in, pulverizes, razes, ruins, scourges, shatters, smashes, tears down, totals, wastes, wipes out, wrecks
cures, heals, helps, rectifies, rehabilitates, remedies
edits, remodels, revises
ameliorates, betters, enhances, enriches, improves, meliorates, perfects, refines
doctors, fixes, mends, patches, rebuilds, reconditions, reconstructs, renovates, repairs, revamps