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Found 3 items, similar to Degrade.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: degrade membinatangkan, menurunkan
English → English (WordNet) Definition: degrade degrade v 1: reduce the level of land, as by erosion [ant: aggrade] 2: reduce in worth or character, usually verbally; “She tends to put down younger women colleagues”; “His critics took him down after the lecture” [syn: take down, disgrace, demean, put down] 3: lower the grade of something; reduce its worth [syn: cheapen]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Degrade Degrade \De*grade"\, v. i. (Biol.) To degenerate; to pass from a higher to a lower type of structure; as, a family of plants or animals degrades through this or that genus or group of genera. [1913 Webster] Degrade \De*grade"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Degraded; p. pr. & vb. n. Degrading.] [F. d['e]grader, LL. degradare, fr. L. de- + gradus step, degree. See Grade, and cf. Degree.] 1. To reduce from a higher to a lower rank or degree; to lower in rank; to deprive of office or dignity; to strip of honors; as, to degrade a nobleman, or a general officer. [1913 Webster] Prynne was sentenced by the Star Chamber Court to be degraded from the bar. --Palfrey. [1913 Webster] 2. To reduce in estimation, character, or reputation; to lessen the value of; to lower the physical, moral, or intellectual character of; to debase; to bring shame or contempt upon; to disgrace; as, vice degrades a man. [1913 Webster] O miserable mankind, to what fall Degraded, to what wretched state reserved! --Milton. [1913 Webster] Yet time ennobles or degrades each line. --Pope. [1913 Webster] Her pride . . . struggled hard against this degrading passion. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster] 3. (Geol.) To reduce in altitude or magnitude, as hills and mountains; to wear down. Syn: To abase; demean; lower; reduce. See Abase. [1913 Webster]


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