DEGRADE MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Degrade Definition & Synonyms

  1. (v. t.) 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.
  2. (v. i.) 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.
  3. (v. t.) 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.
  4. (v. t.) To reduce in altitude or magnitude, as hills and mountains; to wear down.


Synonyms:
Cheapen, Demean, Disgrace,

• Degradement Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) Deprivation of rank or office; degradation.


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