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See definition of detract from on Dictionary.com
  • as inpreponderate
  • as indiminish
  • as indiscount
  • as indominate
  • as indowngrade
  • as indwarf

synonyms for detract from

  • boss
  • command
  • control
  • dictate
  • direct
  • domineer
  • eclipse
  • handle
  • head
  • influence
  • lead
  • manage
  • monopolize
  • outshine
  • overbear
  • overrule
  • overshadow
  • predominate
  • prevail
  • reign
  • rule
  • run
  • subject
  • subjugate
  • sway
  • tyrannize
  • call the shots
  • have one's way
  • have upper hand
  • hold sway over
  • keep under thumb
  • lay down the law
  • lead by the nose
  • play first fiddle
  • prevail over
  • reign supreme
  • rule the roost
  • run the show
  • sit on top of
  • superabound
  • minimize
  • derogate
  • cheapen
  • devalue
  • decry
  • abuse
  • demean
  • pan
  • depreciate
  • bad-mouth
  • put away
  • put down
  • run down
  • tear down
  • cut down to size
  • dispraise
  • dump on
  • give comeuppance
  • knock off high horse
  • poormouth
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antonyms for detract from

MOST RELEVANT
  • fall behind
  • follow
  • lose
  • mismanage
  • neglect
  • obey
  • serve
  • submit
  • surrender
  • flatter
  • extend
  • expand
  • develop
  • commend
  • approve
  • raise
  • prolong
  • lengthen
  • grow
  • enlarge
  • praise
  • laud
  • exalt
  • compliment
  • upgrade
  • increase
  • enhance
  • yield
  • go along
  • submit
  • neglect
  • mismanage
  • lose
  • follow
  • surrender
  • obey
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How to use detract from in a sentence

She was growing a little stout, but it did not seem to detract an iota from the grace of every step, pose, gesture.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
And to confirmeYour grace towards me, against all such as may Detract my actions, and life hereafter,I now preferre it to you.
THE FATAL DOWRYPHILIP MASSINGER
It does not detract from his merits, it rather adds thereto, that his brush was also photographic.
THE PILGRIM'S SHELL OR FERGAN THE QUARRYMANEUGNE SUE
If I add that he is in one respect to be included among the most virulent, I do not necessarily detract from his value.
DEVIL-WORSHIP IN FRANCEARTHUR EDWARD WAITE
Nor does it detract from his fame as a man of genius that he did not originate the most profound of his declarations.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME IIJOHN LORD
These instances I admit are exceptions, which detract nothing from science, which remains the rule.
TOILERS OF THE SEAVICTOR HUGO
The Nieuwerk did not detract from the imposing appearance of the southern faade, of which it formed the continuation.
YPRES AND THE BATTLES OF YPRESUNKNOWN
We learn, too, that our remarks are in no way pertinent enough to detract from the value of the Jireh products.
THE PROPAGANDA FOR REFORM IN PROPRIETARY MEDICINES, VOL. 1 OF 2VARIOUS
They have a nodding-from-a-motor-acquaintance with it but I like a real handshake-friendship with it.
PATCHWORKANNA BALMER MYERS
In no way did they detract from the dignified grace of the magnificent hall.
ISLANDS OF SPACEJOHN W CAMPBELL
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO DETRACT FROM

  • abuse
  • bad-mouth
  • cheapen
  • cut down to size
  • decry
  • demean
  • depreciate
  • derogate
  • detract from
  • devalue
  • dispraise
  • dump on
  • give comeuppance
  • knock off high horse
  • minimize
  • pan
  • poormouth
  • put away
  • put down
  • run down
  • tear down
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.