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The meaning of Debase

Debase – definition


Reduce (something) in quality or value; degrade.

Usage examples:

The love episodes debase the dignity of the drama

Lower the value of (coinage) by reducing the content of precious metal.

Usage examples:

The king was forced to debase the coinage

To reduce in quality or value

Usage examples:

Television is often blamed for debasing american politics.

Debase translation into English

Debase: translate from English into Chinese

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Debase: translate from English into Dutch

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Verlagen, Vernederen, Vervalsen

Debase: translate from English into French

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Avilir, Ravaler, Dévaloriser, Réduire, Déchirer

Debase: translate from English into German

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Erniedrigen, Entwürdigen, Entwerten, Herabsetzen, Verschlechtern, Mindern, Abwerten

Debase: translate from English into Hindi

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मूल्य घटाना, भ्रष्ट करना, मूल्य कम करना, पदवी घटाना, अवमूल्यन करना, मिलावट करना, मुद्रा में अपमिश्रण, मुद्रा में खोट

Debase: translate from English into Italian

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Avvilire, Degradare, Abbassare, Deprezzare, Adulterare

Debase: translate from English into Korean

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폄하하다, 떨어뜨리다, 저하시키다

Debase: translate from English into Russian

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Унижать, Понижать качество, Портить, Унижаться, Принижать, Унижать достоинство, Понижать ценность

Debase: translate from English into Spanish

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Degradar, Envilecer, Alterar, Desvalorizar, Falsificar, Rebajar el valor

Word origin

mid 16th century (in the sense ‘humiliate, belittle’): from de- ‘down’ + the obsolete verb base (compare with abase), expressing the notion ‘bring down completely’.

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