Englischer Thesaurus

Synonyme von discredit

(Verb) 
Definition
to damage the reputation of (someone)
He says his accusers are trying to discredit him.
Synonyme
disgrace
These soldiers have disgraced their regiment.
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blame
I do not blame them for trying to make some money.
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shame
I wouldn't shame my family by trying that.
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smear
a crude attempt to smear her
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stain
It was too late. Their reputation had been stained.
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humiliate
His teacher continually humiliates him in maths lessons.
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degrade
No-one should feel degraded at their place of work.
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taint
They said that the elections had been tainted by corruption.
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disparage
his tendency to disparage literature
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vilify
He was vilified and forced into exile.
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slander
He has been questioned on suspicion of slandering the politician.
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dishonour
I don't want to dishonour the men and women who risk their lives to keep us safe.
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stigmatize
They are often stigmatized by the rest of society as lazy and dirty.
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defame
He complained that the article defamed him.
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bring into disrepute
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bring shame upon
Gegensätze
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pay tribute to
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big up (slang, mainly Caribbean)
(Verb) 
Definition
to cause (an idea) to be disbelieved or distrusted
They realized there would be problems in discrediting the evidence.
Synonyme
dispute
He disputed the allegations.
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question
It never occurs to them to question the doctor's decisions.
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challenge
The move was immediately challenged by the opposition.
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deny
I denied my legal guardians because I wanted to be independent.
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reject
Paloma has rejected the values of her rich parents.
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discount
His theory was discounted immediately.
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distrust
I don't have any reason to distrust them.
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cast doubt on or upon
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disbelieve
There is no reason to disbelieve his account of the events.
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(Substantiv) 
Definition
something that causes disgrace
His actions have brought discredit on the whole regiment.
Synonyme
disgrace
I have brought disgrace upon my family.
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scandal
His poor behaviour will only lead to scandal.
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shame
I don't want to bring shame on the family name.
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disrepute
Our profession was brought into disrepute.
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stigma
Even in a recession there's still a stigma attached to being out of work.
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slur
yet another slur on the integrity of the police
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ignominy
the ignominy of being made redundant
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dishonour
You have brought dishonour on a fine and venerable institution.
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imputation
They avoided the imputation of criminal negligence.
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odium (formal)
She has been exposed to public odium and scandal.
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ill-repute
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aspersion
He has flatly denied casting aspersions on the star's character.
Gegensätze
(Substantiv) 
They were accused of plunging the political process into discredit.
Synonyme
doubt
Where there is doubt, may we bring faith.
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question
There's no question about their success.
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suspicion
Our culture harbours deep suspicions of big-time industry.
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scepticism
The report has inevitably been greeted with scepticism.
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distrust
an atmosphere of distrust
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mistrust
There was mutual mistrust between the two men.

Zusätzliche Synonyme

in the sense of aspersion
He has flatly denied casting aspersions on the star's character.
in the sense of blame
I do not blame them for trying to make some money.
Synonyme
tax,
flame (informal),
put down,
disapprove of,
tear into (informal),
diss (slang),
find fault with,
lambast(e),
reprehend,
express disapprobation of
in the sense of challenge
Definition
to call (a decision or action) into question
The move was immediately challenged by the opposition.
Synonyme
object to,
disagree with,
take issue with,
impugn (formal),
throw down (US, slang)

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