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The meaning of Degrade


Degrade – definition


Treat or regard (someone) with contempt or disrespect.

Usage examples:

She thought that many supposedly erotic pictures degraded women

Break down or deteriorate chemically.

Usage examples:

The bacteria will degrade hydrocarbons

To reduce the quality of something

Usage examples:

Degrading water/air quality, degraded sound quality, the state is funding projects to restore degra…

To become worse in quality, or to make something worse

Usage examples:

Unlike with a cassette player, the sound of the mp3 player doesn't degrade as the battery weakens.

Degrade translation into English

Degrade: translate from English into Chinese

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降级, 镌

Degrade: translate from English into Dutch

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Degraderen, Verminderen, Verlagen, Doen ontaarden

Degrade: translate from English into French

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Dégrader, Se dégrader, Avilir, Casser, Faire dégrader, Faire avilir

Degrade: translate from English into German

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Degradieren, Erniedrigen, Entwürdigen, Entehren

Degrade: translate from English into Hindi

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नीचा, नीचा दिखाना, नीचा करना, गर्व पर प्रहार करना, नीचा कर देना, अपमानित करना, पद घटाना, पद नीचा करना, पदच्युत करना, अवक्रमित करना, प्रतिष्ठाहीन करना

Degrade: translate from English into Italian

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Degradare, Avvilire, Declassare, Retrocedere

Degrade: translate from English into Korean

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저하, 지위를 낮추다, 가치를 떨어뜨리다, 퇴화시키다, 지위가 떨어지다, 신분이 떨어지다, 타락하다, 우등 학위 지원의 시험을 일년간 연기하다, 타락시키다

Degrade: translate from English into Russian

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Деградировать, Разрушать, Снижать, Унижать, Понижать, Уменьшать, Вырождаться, Разжаловать, Унижаться, Ослаблять интенсивность тона, Приходить в упадок, Размывать, Низводить на низшую ступень

Degrade: translate from English into Spanish

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Degradar, Degradarse, Envilecer, Aplebeyar

Word origin

late Middle English: from Old French degrader, from ecclesiastical Latin degradare, from de- ‘down, away from’ + Latin gradus ‘step or grade’.

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