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v : take away a part from; diminish; “His bad manners detract
from his good character” [syn: take away]
English → English (gcide)
Detract \De*tract"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Detracted; p. pr. &
vb. n. Detracting.] [L. detractus, p. p. of detrahere to
detract; de + trahere to draw: cf. F. d['e]tracter. See
1. To take away; to withdraw.
Detract much from the view of the without. --Sir H.
2. To take credit or reputation from; to defame.
That calumnious critic . . .
Detracting what laboriously we do. --Drayton.
Syn: To derogate; decry; disparage; depreciate; asperse;
vilify; defame; traduce. See Decry.
Detract \De*tract"\, v. i.
To take away a part or something, especially from one's
credit; to lessen reputation; to derogate; to defame; --
often with from.
It has been the fashion to detract both from the moral
and literary character of Cicero. --V. Knox.