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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: demean (0.00981 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to demean.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: demean merendahkan diri
English → English (WordNet) Definition: demean demean v : 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, degrade, disgrace, put down]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Demean Demean \De*mean"\, n. [OF. demene. See Demean, v. t.] 1. Management; treatment. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Vile demean and usage bad. --Spenser. [1913 Webster] 2. Behavior; conduct; bearing; demeanor. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] With grave demean and solemn vanity. --West. [1913 Webster] Demean \De*mean"\, n. [See Demesne.] 1. Demesne. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 2. pl. Resources; means. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] You know How narrow our demeans are. --Massinger. [1913 Webster] Demean \De*mean"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Demeaned; p. pr. & vb. n. Demeaning.] [OF. demener to conduct, guide, manage, F. se d['e]mener to struggle; pref. d['e]- (L. de) + mener to lead, drive, carry on, conduct, fr. L. minare to drive animals by threatening cries, fr. minari to threaten. See Menace.] 1. To manage; to conduct; to treat. [1913 Webster] [Our] clergy have with violence demeaned the matter. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. To conduct; to behave; to comport; -- followed by the reflexive pronoun. [1913 Webster] They have demeaned themselves Like men born to renown by life or death. --Shak. [1913 Webster] They answered . . . that they should demean themselves according to their instructions. --Clarendon. [1913 Webster] 3. To debase; to lower; to degrade; -- followed by the reflexive pronoun. [1913 Webster] Her son would demean himself by a marriage with an artist's daughter. --Thackeray. [1913 Webster] Note: This sense is probably due to a false etymology which regarded the word as connected with the adjective mean. [1913 Webster]

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