Sully is defined as to spoil or stain, or to disgrace.
(Intransitive) To become spread by smearing.
To spread false and harmful statements about; slander
(Archaic) To blacken
To utter a slander about.
To attack the reputation of (a person or thing) with strong or abusive criticism.
Traduce is to say mean and untrue things about a person or thing, or to betray.
To cause stigmata to appear on.
To revile is to criticize in an abusive or hostile way, or to spread negative information about.
To attack or ridicule by means of a lampoon
To damage or impair.
In a foul manner.
To reduce in esteem or rank.
To treat in a disrespectful or demeaning manner.
Disgrace is defined as to shame or dishonor.
To cause (an organic compound) to undergo degradation.
To do damage to
To hurt or damage by slander, libel, etc.
To show fondness, regard, or respect for by giving a gift or performing a favor.
To laud the glory of (God, etc.), as in song; glorify; extol
The definition of approve is to say you like something or you are alright with it happening.
To glorify, praise, or honor.
Find another word for defames. In this page you can discover 29 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for defames, like: besmirches, sullies, smears, calumniates, denigrates, slanders, vituperates, vilifies, traduces, stigmatizes and slurs.