Synonyms of cripple in English:

cripple


See definition of cripple

verb

1‘the car crash crippled a young woman for life’

SYNONYMS

disable, paralyse, immobilize, make lame, lame, incapacitate, debilitate, handicap

maim, impair, damage, injure, hamstring

rare torpefy

2‘sugar producers have been crippled by plummeting prices’

SYNONYMS

ruin, destroy, wipe out, crush, break

impair, hamstring, hamper, impede, cramp, spoil, sabotage, scotch, scupper, bring to a standstill, paralyse, enfeeble, weaken, render powerless, put out of action, put out of business, bankrupt, make bankrupt, make insolvent, impoverish, reduce to penury, bring someone to their knees

informal clean out, put the kibosh on, do for

North American informal rain on someone's parade

archaic bring to naught

rare vitiate, beggar, pauperize

ANTONYMS

boost