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v.t. -jured, -jur•ing.
To injure someone means to damage a part of their body.
If you accidentally damage a part of your body, you can say that you injure yourself or injure that part of your body.
Injure cannot be an intransitive verb. You do not say, for example, 'He injured in a car accident'. You say 'He was injured in a car accident'.
A number of other verbs are used to refer to damage done to a person's body.
Injured is often an adjective.
Adverbs such as badly, seriously, and critically are often used in front of injured.
Past participle: injured
|Verb||1.||injure - cause injuries or bodily harm to|
hurt - give trouble or pain to; "This exercise will hurt your back"
trample - injure by trampling or as if by trampling; "The passerby was trampled by an elephant"
concuss - injure the brain; sustain a concussion
calk - injure with a calk
excruciate, torture, torment - subject to torture; "The sinners will be tormented in Hell, according to the Bible"
overstretch, pull - strain abnormally; "I pulled a muscle in my leg when I jumped up"; "The athlete pulled a tendon in the competition"
maim - injure or wound seriously and leave permanent disfiguration or mutilation; "people were maimed by the explosion"
sprain, wrick, rick, wrench, twist, turn - twist suddenly so as to sprain; "wrench one's ankle"; "The wrestler twisted his shoulder"; "the hikers sprained their ankles when they fell"; "I turned my ankle and couldn't walk for several days"
subluxate - sprain or dislocate slightly; "subluxate the hip"
harm - cause or do harm to; "These pills won't harm your system"
skin, scrape - bruise, cut, or injure the skin or the surface of; "The boy skinned his knee when he fell"
graze - break the skin (of a body part) by scraping; "She was grazed by the stray bullet"
|2.||injure - hurt the feelings of; "She hurt me when she did not include me among her guests"; "This remark really bruised my ego"|
affront, diss, insult - treat, mention, or speak to rudely; "He insulted her with his rude remarks"; "the student who had betrayed his classmate was dissed by everyone"
arouse, elicit, evoke, provoke, enkindle, kindle, fire, raise - call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses); "arouse pity"; "raise a smile"; "evoke sympathy"
lacerate - deeply hurt the feelings of; distress; "his lacerating remarks"
sting - cause an emotional pain, as if by stinging; "His remark stung her"
|3.||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"
he was injured in the accident → resultó herido en el accidente
two players were injured → dos jugadores resultaron lesionados
he was badly/slightly injured → resultó gravemente/levemente herido
he injured his arm → resultó herido en el brazo (Sport) → se lesionó el brazo
to injure o.s. (in an accident) → resultar herido; (deliberately) → causarse heridas, autolesionarse; (in a match, race etc) → lesionarse
No one was injured in the accident → Personne n'a été blessé dans l'accident.
He was badly injured in the attack → Il a été grièvement blessé au cours de l'attaque.
to injure one's hand → se blesser à la main
to injure o.s. → se blesser