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To render physically powerless, injured or unable to move
“Zach defied all expectations that this accident would cripple him and transform his life for the worst.”
To cause to be immobilized, weakened or ineffective
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“Too many or too few T cells in the blood can cripple the immune system.”
To be detrimental to
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“This sort of overprotection may actually cripple his ability to be resilient and discourage him from trying anything new.”
To cause something to stop functioning altogether
“We need to effectively respond to the bad actors out there who want to steal our data and cripple our systems.”
To render financially unstable
“Mounting debts would eventually cripple the company.”
To frustrate or prevent (someone) from achieving an aim
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To cause to be ineffective or deactivated
To act as an impediment or burden to
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To diminish the confidence or courage of
Plural for a person who has severely impaired physical abilities
“He had to endure being a cripple for several months as he recovered from the knee injury.”
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