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detract

see definition of detract
  • verbtake away a part; lessen
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Synonyms for detract

verb take away a part; lessen
  • draw away
  • backbite
  • belittle
  • blister
  • cheapen
  • decrease
  • decry
  • depreciate
  • derogate
  • devaluate
  • diminish
  • discount
  • discredit
  • disesteem
  • knock
  • lower
  • minimize
  • reduce
  • underrate
  • undervalue
  • vilipend
  • withdraw
  • cut rate
  • laugh at
  • misprize
  • subtract from
  • write off

Antonyms for detract

  • commend
  • compliment
  • develop
  • enlarge
  • exaggerate
  • exalt
  • expand
  • extend
  • grow
  • increase
  • laud
  • overestimate
  • overrate
  • overvalue
  • praise
  • raise
  • upgrade
  • value
  • add to
  • optimize
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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defamed

verb. inflict libel or slander

degrade

verb. shame, humiliate
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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