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 feel or show deferential regard for; esteem or admire:
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 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 28 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for abase, like: humble, humiliate, degrade, dishonor, See syn. study at, demean, malign, respect, debase, cower and downgrade.