- Word Parts
|part of speech:
||weakened, weakening, weakens
||to make or become weak or weaker.
He weakened as he climbed the hill.I weakened the juice by adding more water.
- fade, waste
- similar words:
- cripple, dampen, decline, dilute, dim, diminish, dwindle, ebb, exhaust, impair, lessen, relent, thin, tire, wane, water down, wear
||ail, batter, collapse, decay, decrease, fail, fatigue, flaw, give, hurt, injure, lag, moderate, obscure, overcome, qualify, sag, tire, trail, waste
The word weaken
contains the following part:
that means to cause to be or become or have
More about this word part:
The suffix -en1 forms verbs from monosyllabic English adjectives.