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sap2

sap2

 
pronunciation:
saep
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb
part of speech: noun
definition: a deep, covered trench that leads to an enemy position or fortification, used for surprise attacks and ambushes.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: sapped, sapping, saps
definition 1: to approach (an enemy fortification) by means of a sap or a system of saps.
synonyms:
tunnel
similar words:
ambush, trench
definition 2: to gradually undermine or weaken.
synonyms:
undermine, weaken
similar words:
debilitate, devitalize, enervate, enfeeble, erode
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to dig saps.
similar words:
ambuscade, burrow, trench, tunnel