Part of speech:
To lower in pride; make modest or humble in mind
To cause (someone) to feel a loss of pride, dignity, or self-respect:
To lower in quality or value; make inferior or less valuable:
To fail or refuse to accept or pay (a note, bill, or check, for example).
To cower is defined as to duck down, crouch or hide in fear.
To lower in importance, value, esteem, etc.
To reduce the degree, intensity, strength, etc., of
A part of the physical environment, or more generally any physical system, that absorbs some form of matter or energy. For example, a forest acts as a sink for carbon dioxide because it absorbs more of the gas in photosynthesis than it releases in respiration. Coral reefs are a long-lasting sink for carbon, which they sequester in their skeletons in the form of calcium carbonate.
To feel or show deferential regard for; esteem or admire:
To hold dear; feel or show love for
To carry out the terms of
To give dignity to; make worthy of esteem; honor, exalt, or ennoble
To raise in status, dignity, power, honor, wealth, etc.
To receive as a prize or reward for performance:
(Intransitive) To be vexed or annoyed.
Find another word for abase. In this page you can discover 25 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for abase, like: humble, humiliate, degrade, dishonor, debase, See syn. study at, cower, demean, downgrade, lower and malign.