- 1 [with object] Do physical harm or damage to (someone): the explosion injured several peopleMore example sentences
- Although the explosion created extensive damage, nobody was injured in the blast.
- He had not injured anyone or caused damage, the ministry said on Friday.
- I will not intentionally injure you or harm you in any long-lasting way.
- 1.1Suffer physical harm or damage to (a part of one’s body): he injured his back helping the girlMore example sentences
- Adolescent girl athletes are as much as eight times more likely to injure their knee's anterior cruciate ligament than their male counterparts.
- He had missed the two previous matches against Great Britain after injuring ribs earlier in the tournament, but he announced his return in spectacular style with a display rich in poise, precision and purpose.
- Beginners should steer clear of the campus board until they have built up hand strength - otherwise they risk injuring tendons in their fingers.
- 2Harm or impair (something): a libel calculated to injure the company’s reputationMore example sentences
- Nobody has a right to use them in a way that will diminish or injure their use and enjoyment by others.
- We do so out of the conviction that scholars of the world are a community and that harm to the academic freedom of some in that community injures the entire community.
- In other words, it means simply that in the performance of a contract both parties are assumed to agree not to do anything to impede its performance, or to injure the right of the other to receive its benefit.
- 2.1 • archaic Do injustice or wrong to (someone).More example sentences
- One of the basic concepts of tort law is that if someone is injured by the wrong of another, then there's a right to be made whole in court.
- They stand up as if personally insulted, personally wronged, personally injured.
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- In fact, to the extent liability is based on negligence - that is, if you injure someone through sheer accident, having taken all precautions, you pay nothing - injurers pay too little.
- Shouldn't such a pledge be made before the injured, not injurers?
- The whole point of negligence law is to provide society with a vocabulary through which victims can confront their injurers which does not demand proof of criminal conduct.
late Middle English: back-formation from injury.