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Meaning of “poison” - Learner’s Dictionary

poison

verb [T]     /ˈpɔɪzən/
KILL
B2 to try to kill someone by giving them a dangerous substance to drink or eat: He tried to poison his wife.Poisoning and allergyKillingMurder and attempted murder
MAKE DANGEROUS
B2 to put poison or a dangerous substance in something: They poisoned the city's water supply.Poisoning and allergy
SPOIL
to make something very unpleasant: These arguments were poisoning his life.Damaging and spoilingDestroying and demolishing
poison sb's mind
to make someone think bad things about someone or something: Her father had poisoned her mind against me.Urging and persuadingCausing somebody to act
poisoned adjective
(Definition of poison verb from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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