Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
inflict /in'flikt/
  • ngoại động từ (+ on, upon)
    • nện, giáng (một đòn); gây ra (vết thương)
    • bắt phải chịu (sự trừng phạt, thuế, sự tổn thương...)
Concise Dictionary
+impose something unpleasant
Thesaurus Dictionary
impose, apply, visit, administer, levy, force on or upon; trouble, afflict:
The new government is seeking ways of inflicting more taxes on us. You ought not to inflict punishment on such small children.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ verb
[VN] ~ sth (on / upon sb/sth) to make sb/sth suffer sth unpleasant: They inflicted a humiliating defeat on the home team. + They surveyed the damage inflicted by the storm. + Heavy casualties were inflicted on the enemy. + The rodent's sharp teeth can inflict a nasty bite. + (humorous) Do you have to inflict that music on us?
infliction noun [U]: the infliction of pain / harm / injury
Phrasal Verbs: inflict yourself / sb on sb (often humorous) to force sb to spend time with you/sb when they do not want to: Sorry to inflict myself on you again like this! + She inflicted her nephew on them for the weekend.
Collocation Dictionary


When someone deliberately inflicts damage, it is a matter for the police.
| maliciously, negligently
(both law) He was charged with maliciously inflicting grievous bodily harm.


They inflicted a humiliating defeat on their rivals.

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