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To judge the merits and faults of; analyze and evaluate:
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  1. To judge the merits and faults of; analyze and evaluate:
  2. To evaluate (something), and judge its merits and faults
  3. To find fault (with something)
To make seem less important; belittle; disparage
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  1. To make seem less important; belittle; disparage
  2. To think or speak of as being of little worth; belittle.
  3. To write off an expenditure for (a tangible asset) by prorating over a certain period, usually the estimated useful life of the asset.
To be a reason for disbelieving or distrusting; cast doubt on
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  1. To be a reason for disbelieving or distrusting; cast doubt on
  2. To refuse to believe:
  3. To harm the good reputation of a person; to cause an idea or piece of evidence to seem false or unreliable.
To accuse publicly; inform against
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  1. To accuse publicly; inform against
  2. (Obs.) To announce, esp. in a menacing way
  3. To give formal notice of the ending of (a treaty, armistice, etc.)
To represent or speak of as unimportant or contemptible:
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  1. To represent or speak of as unimportant or contemptible:
  2. To knowingly say that something is smaller or less important than it actually is.
  3. To cause to seem little or smaller than something else:
(Archaic) To blacken
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  1. (Archaic) To blacken
  2. To attack the character or reputation of; speak ill of; defame:
  3. To disparage; belittle:
To feel and express disapproval of; plead against
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  1. To feel and express disapproval of; plead against
  2. (Archaic) To try to avert by prayer
  3. (Computers) To mark (a component of a software standard) as obsolete to warn against its use in the future so that it may be phased out.
To write off an expenditure for (a tangible asset) by prorating over a certain period, usually the estimated useful life of the asset.
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  1. To write off an expenditure for (a tangible asset) by prorating over a certain period, usually the estimated useful life of the asset.
  2. To lessen the price or value of:
  3. To reduce in value or price
To lower oneself; lose face
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  1. To lower oneself; lose face
  2. To deviate from a standard or expectation; go astray:
  3. (Archaic) To take (a part or quality) away from something so as to impair it
To take or draw away
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  1. To take or draw away
  2. To draw or take away; divert:
  3. To reduce the value, importance, or quality of something. Often used with from :
To sell or offer for sale at a reduced price:
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  1. To sell or offer for sale at a reduced price:
  2. To reduce in quantity or value:
  3. To lend or sell with discounts
To reduce in esteem or rank.
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  1. To reduce in esteem or rank.
  2. To speak of in a slighting or disrespectful way.
  3. To dishonor by a comparison with what is inferior; to lower in rank or estimation by actions or words; to speak slightingly of; to depreciate; to undervalue.
To minimize the importance, value, or reputation of:
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  1. To minimize the importance, value, or reputation of:
  2. To lower the status, rank, or salary of:
  3. To demote to a less skilled job at lower pay
To represent as having the least degree of importance, value, or size:
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  1. To represent as having the least degree of importance, value, or size:
  2. To estimate or make appear to be of the least possible amount, value, or importance
  3. To reduce to a minimum; decrease to the least possible amount, degree, etc.
To treat (someone) with discourteous reserve or inattention:
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  1. To treat (someone) with discourteous reserve or inattention:
  2. To make even or level.
  3. (Military, of a fortification) To render no longer defensible by full or partial demolition.
(Idiomatic) To speak condescendingly or as though the listener is inferior.
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  1. (Idiomatic) To speak condescendingly or as though the listener is inferior.
  2. (Idiomatic) To negotiate a lower price.
Find another word for decry. In this page you can discover 22 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for decry, like: criticize, depreciate, discredit, denounce, censure, depreciate, belittle, denigrate, deprecate, depreciate and derogate.