Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb injure

3 senses of injure

Sense 1
injure, wound -- (cause injuries or bodily harm to)
       => hurt -- (give trouble or pain to; "This exercise will hurt your back")

Sense 2
hurt, wound, injure, bruise, offend, spite -- (hurt the feelings of; "She hurt me when she did not include me among her guests"; "This remark really bruised my ego")
       => arouse, elicit, enkindle, kindle, evoke, fire, raise, provoke -- (call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses); "arouse pity"; "raise a smile"; "evoke sympathy")

Sense 3
hurt, injure -- (cause damage or affect negatively; "Our business was hurt by the new competition")
       => damage -- (inflict damage upon; "The snow damaged the roof"; "She damaged the car when she hit the tree")

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