Defame synonyms and antonyms

dĭ-fām'

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To publish or broadcast a libel about (a person).
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To make evil, harmful, and often untrue statements about (someone).
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To malign a person or entity by making malicious and false or defamatory statements.
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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.
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(Intransitive)To become black.
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To mar or impair by a flaw:
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(Geol.) To lower (a land surface) by erosion
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To disrespect another; to put someone out of favor.
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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 lampoon is defined as to parody or publicly criticize someone or something using humor.
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To cause to be blurry or spread in unwanted places:
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To characterize or brand as disgraceful or ignominious.
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To say defamatory things about someone or something.
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To vilify; revile
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To speak maliciously about (an absent person); slander
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To begin acting upon harmfully or destructively
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To tarnish, especially someone's reputation; to debase.
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Tending to denigrate.
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Slander is to make false statements about someone, usually to hurt his reputation.
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Used in reference to an utterance, to indicate that it is false and harmful to the reputation of another.
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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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To impair the soundness, goodness, or value of; to harm or cause destruction.
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To cause damage to; impair:
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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(Intransitive) To use harsh or abusive wording.
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To heighten or intensify the action or effect of
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To consent to officially or formally; confirm or sanction:
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Praise is defined as to give someone approval, or to thank God.
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To present something to (a person) as an act of politeness or respect
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To spread false or damaging charges against; slander
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To make maliciously or knowingly false statements about.
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To pass over lightly or carelessly; treat without due consideration.
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To make defamatory statements about
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(Informal, Dial.) To take legal action (against)
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To soil, stain, or dirty with or as if with a smearing agent:
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To soil or stain; to dirty
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Full of calumnies; slanderous
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To attack (someone) with abusive language.
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Find another word for defame. In this page you can discover 48 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for defame, like: libel, malign, traduce, aspersion, defamation, denigration, blacken, blemish, degrade, denigrate and disgrace.