Sinonimi di degrade
1 (verbo )
to reduce to dishonour or disgraceNo-one should feel degraded at their place of work.
All this talk of money just demeans us.
These soldiers have disgraced their regiment.
His teacher continually humiliates him in maths lessons.
I wouldn't shame my family by trying that.
Cruelty depraves and corrupts.
the little car company that humbled the industry giants
He says his accusers are trying to discredit him.
He was accused of perverting the nation's youth.
I won't debase myself by answering that question.
I don't want to dishonour the men and women who risk their lives to keep us safe.
Love is a word cheapened by overuse.
2 (verbo )
to reduce in status or qualitythe ability to meet human needs without degrading the environment
The strong winds damaged the fence.
Too much stress can injure your health.
a warning that the product may harm the environment
A number of problems marred the smooth running of the event.
This will undermine their chances of success.
Her opponents believe that her authority has been fatally weakened.
It is important not to let mistakes spoil your life.
The bright sunshine was impairing my vision.
3 (verbo )
to decompose into atoms or smaller moleculesThis substance degrades rapidly in the soil.
4 (verbo )
to reduce in status or qualityHe was degraded to a lower rank.
If managers prove inefficient they should be demoted.
They wanted the army reduced to a police force.
Don't lower yourself. Don't be the way they are.
His superiors downgraded him.
The president was deposed in a coup.
5 (verbo )
The food had been adulterated to increase its weight.
He had administered the sedatives by doctoring the dog's food.
Aspirin thins the blood, letting it flow more easily.
a glass of whisky weakened with soda
Dilute the syrup well with cooled, boiled water.
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in the sense of atrophy
to waste awayHis muscle atrophied, and he had difficulty walking.
in the sense of cheapen
to lower the reputation ofLove is a word cheapened by overuse.
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