Defame synonyms

dĭ-fām'
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To publish or broadcast a libel about (a person).
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To malign a person or entity by making malicious and false or defamatory statements.
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To tarnish, especially someone's reputation; to debase.
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To make evil, harmful, and often untrue statements about (someone).
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Slander is to make false statements about someone, usually to hurt his reputation.
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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.
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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.
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(Rare) To sprinkle water on, as in baptizing
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(Intransitive)To become black.
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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 impair the soundness, goodness, or value of; to harm or cause destruction.
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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 cause damage to; impair:
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To lampoon is defined as to parody or publicly criticize someone or something using humor.
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To attack (someone) with abusive language.
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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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(Music) To glide over (a series of notes) smoothly without a break.
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To cause to be blurry or spread in unwanted places:
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To dirty; to make dirty.
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To characterize or brand as disgraceful or ignominious.
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To soil, stain, tarnish, or besmirch, now esp. by disgracing
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To say defamatory things about someone or something.
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To vilify; revile
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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 speak maliciously about (an absent person); slander
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To begin acting upon harmfully or destructively
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To make defamatory statements about
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(Informal, Dial.) To take legal action (against)
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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.