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Another word for debase

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Verb
  1. To lower in character or quality

    See also:

    better

  2. To make impure or inferior by deceptively adding foreign substances

    See also:

    clean

Another word for debase

Synonym Study

  • Pervert suggests a distorting of or departure from what is considered right, natural, or true a perverted sense of humor See also syn. study at humble.
  • Debauch implies a loss of moral purity or integrity as through dissipation or intemperate indulgence debauched young profligates
  • Corrupt implies a deterioration or loss of soundness by some destructive or contaminating influence a government corrupted by bribery
  • Deprave suggests gross degeneration, esp. with reference to morals a mind depraved by crime
  • Debase implies generally a lowering in quality, value, dignity, etc. greed had debased his character