Weaken vs Damage - What's the difference?

weaken | damage |


As verbs the difference between weaken and damage

is that weaken is to make weaker while damage is to impair the soundness, goodness, or value of; to harm or cause destruction.

As a noun damage is

injury or harm; the condition or measure of something not being intact.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

weaken

English

Verb

(en verb)
  • To make weaker.
  • To become weaker.
  • damage

    English

    (wikipedia damage)

    Noun

  • Injury or harm; the condition or measure of something not being intact.
  • The storm did a lot of damage to the area.
  • * Francis Bacon
  • Great errors and absurdities many commit for want of a friend to tell them of them, to the great damage both of their fame and fortune.
  • (slang) Cost or expense.
  • "What's the damage ?" he asked the waiter.

    Verb

    (damag)
  • To impair the soundness, goodness, or value of; to harm or cause destruction.
  • Be careful not to damage any of the fragile items while unpacking them.
  • * Clarendon
  • He came up to the English admiral and gave him a broadside, with which he killed many of his men and damaged the ship.