injure injure  /ˈɪn dʒər/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) cause injuries or bodily harm to
  2. (v) hurt the feelings of
  3. (v) cause damage or affect negatively

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Truck crashes kill over 5,000 people and injure over 100,000 annually.
  2. An analysis of the data Nock has compiled in his years of research reveals that some 10% to 20% of adolescents who injure themselves have inserted objects beneath their skin.
  3. As recently as the 1960s, doctors routinely advised against rigorous exercise, particularly for older adults who could injure themselves.

News

  1. Transvaginal Mesh Devices Injure Texas Woman, Alleges Lawsuit Filed by Parker Waichman LLP

    Parker Waichman LLP filed a lawsuit on behalf of a Texas woman who was implanted with two transvaginal mesh products, alleging that she was injured by the devices, which were manufactured by Boston Scientific and C.R. Bard. Transvaginal mesh implants are used to treat pelvic organ prolapse and stress urinary incontinence; they are the subject of numerous personal injury lawsuits. (PRWeb June 13 ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. Electrical fire on Nimitz under investigation

    A fire broke out aboard the aircraft carrier Nimitz on June 7, but it did not injure any sailors nor affect the ship's ability to operate, the Navy announced Thursday.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Navy Times

  3. Scuffles between backers, opponents of Egypt's Islamist president injure up to 16

    CAIRO — Scuffles between supporters and opponents of Egypt's Islamist President Mohamed Morsi have injured up to 16 in the northern port city of Alexandria.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

Quotes

  1. Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta said the rescue was "a painstaking hand operation, as we try to remove the rubble so we don't cause further collapse or injure anyone who may still be in that building."
    on Mar 15, 2006 By: Nicholas Scoppetta Source: 940 News

  2. "Well, it's disappointing to dream as a kid about winning the US Open and spend all this time getting ready for it and have the course setup injure you," Mickelson said.
    on Jun 16, 2006 By: Phil Mickelson Source: Arizona Republic

  3. "It was a purpose kick to the Achilles' and he definitely tried to injure me," Stoudemire said of Bowen.
    on May 11, 2007 By: Amare Stoudemire Source: NBA.com

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