To demean is defined as to put someone down or lower him in esteem by doing something that harms his pride or dignity or putting yourself down by doing something that is beneath you.
Disgrace is defined as to shame or dishonor.
(Slang) To reduce in rank; demote.
To cause stigmata to appear on.
To cause to feel shame:
To assign to a class, sphere, realm, etc.; classify as belonging to a certain order of things
To reduce is to make something smaller or to become or feel smaller, or forcing someone into a less desirable position.
To cause to turn from what is considered right, good, or true; misdirect; lead astray; corrupt
To reduce in standing or respect.
(Archaic) To belittle; minimize; disparage
To cause (someone) to feel a loss of pride, dignity, or self-respect:
To reduce in esteem or rank.
To refuse or fail to pay (a check, draft, bill of exchange, etc.)
To discredit is defined as to cast doubt on the truth of something or someone, or to damage a person's reputation.
(Music) To reduce (a perfect or minor interval) by a semitone.
Deteriorate is defined as to make or become worse or lower in value or quality.
To reduce in value or price
To accuse publicly; inform against
To denigrate is to belittle or attack someone's reputation.
To reduce to a lower grade; lower in rank
To cause to decrease or diminish.
To cause to become rotten; spoil:
To express strong disapproval of or criticize severely, especially in an official capacity:
To cause to seem little or smaller than something else:
To lower in rank, prestige, or esteem.
(Biol.) To undergo degeneration; deteriorate
To debase, especially morally; corrupt.
To demote to a less skilled job at lower pay
To mortify is to shame or humiliate, or to practice self-denial.
To raise; boost:
To reduce in rank; demote.
The definition of approve is to say you like something or you are alright with it happening.
To have a high opinion of; esteem or respect:
To hold in respect; esteem:
To promote to a more skilled job at higher pay
To urge the adoption of; advocate:
To raise (a person) in rank or position; promote
To surpass or exceed:
To gain (a prize) by succeeding in competition or contest.
To abide by an agreement.
Rise is defined as to wake up, stand up, go to a higher place or increase in amount.
Find another word for degrades. In this page you can discover 46 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for degrades, like: cheapens, demeans, disgraces, busts, vilifies, stigmatizes, shames, relegates, reduces, perverts and lowers.