Defame synonyms

dĭ-fām'
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To publish or make a libel against
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To fail to uphold; disregard or violate:
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To bring dishonor to; sully
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To speak evil of; defame; slander; traduce
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Full of calumnies; slanderous
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Used in reference to an utterance, to indicate that it is false and harmful to the reputation of another. Used in reference to an utterance, to indicate that it is false and harmful to the reputation of another.
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Tending to denigrate.
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(US) defamatory, libeling, referring to something that causes harm to someone's reputation especially with malice or disregard.
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Characterized by or constituting slander
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A false or damaging accusation or insinuation:
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The utterance of a false statement that harms the reputation of another. Although most state laws require that a defamatory statement be made with knowledge of its falsehood, in some jurisdictions a cause of action exists for negligent defamation. Libel (involving a written false statement, including statements transmitted on the Internet) and slander (spoken, as opposed to written, false statements), are both forms of defamation. The utterance of a false statement that harms the reputation of another. Although most state laws require that a defamatory statement be made with knowledge of its falsehood, in some jurisdictions a cause of action exists for negligent defamation. Libel (involving a written false statement, including statements transmitted on the Internet) and slander (spoken, as opposed to written, false statements), are both forms of defamation.
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(Rare) To sprinkle water on, as in baptizing
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To make black; darken
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To mar or impair by a flaw:
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To make maliciously or knowingly false statements about.
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To cause damage to.
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(Geol.) To lower (a land surface) by erosion
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To disparage the character or reputation of; defame
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To dismiss from a position of favor; punish by degrading; humiliate
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To fail or refuse to accept or pay (a note, bill, or check, for example).
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To lower in esteem; discredit
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To impede or obstruct
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To cause physical harm to; hurt:
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To ridicule or satirize in a lampoon.
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To assail with scornful or abusive language; vituperate.
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(Now Chiefly Dial.) To slander
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(Printing) To blur or smear.
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To spread or daub (a surface, for example) with a sticky, greasy, or dirty substance.
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To sully or dishonor (a reputation, good name, etc.)
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To mark with stigmata or a stigma.
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(Obs.) To become sullied
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To use abusive or slanderous language about or of; calumniate; revile; defame
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To vilify; revile
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To rebuke or criticize harshly or angrily; berate.
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To speak spitefully or slanderously about (another).
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Find another word for defame. In this page you can discover 47 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for defame, like: libel, traduce, besmirch, malign, slander, calumnious, defamatory, denigratory, libelous, slanderous and aspersion.