Synonyms of 'detract from'
to make (something) seem less good, valuable, or impressiveHer faults did not seem to detract from her appeal.
Keep immunisations up to date to lessen the risk of serious illness.
Consumption is being reduced by 25 per cent.
Federalism is intended to diminish the power of the central state.
a drug which lowers cholesterol levels
take away from
Detract is sometimes wrongly used where distract is meant: a noise distracted (not detracted) my attention.
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to turn or cause to turn aside from a course
a manoeuvre to deflect our attention from what was happening
to cause to seem inferior
Thesaurus for detract from from the Collins English Thesaurus