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Another word for demean

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Verb
  1. To conduct oneself in a specified way

      1. To cease or discontinue:
      2. To resign from or relinquish:
      3. To depart from; leave:
      1. To perform or execute; carry out:
      2. To fulfill the requirements of:
      3. To perform the tasks or behaviors typically associated with (something), especially as part of one's character or normal duties:
      1. To expel from a country:
      2. To behave or conduct (oneself) in a given manner; comport.
      1. To conduct or behave (oneself) in a particular manner:
      2. To agree, correspond, or harmonize:
      1. To hold or support while moving; bear:
      2. To move or take from one place to another; transport:
      3. To escort or accompany.
      1. To conduct oneself in a specified way, especially in relation to others; exhibit behavior:
      2. To conduct oneself in a proper way:
      3. To act, react, function, or perform in a particular way:
      1. To carry (something) on one's person from one place to another:
      2. To move from one place to another while containing or supporting (something); convey or transport:
      3. To cause to move by or with steady pressure; push:
      1. The process of doing or performing something:
      2. Something done or performed; a deed:
      3. Something done that has legal significance:
      1. To find not guilty of a criminal offense.
      2. To conduct (oneself) in a specified manner:
      3. To release or discharge from an obligation, such as a debt.
    See also:

    be

  2. To deprive of esteem, self-worth, or effectiveness

      1. To cause to experience shame, humiliation, or wounded pride.
      2. To discipline (one's of the body and the appetites) by self-denial or self-inflicted privation, especially for religious reasons.
      3. To practice mortification of the body and its appetites.
      1. To cause (someone) to feel a loss of pride, dignity, or self-respect:
      1. Marked by meekness or modesty in behavior, attitude, or spirit; not arrogant or prideful.
      2. Showing deferential or submissive respect:
      3. Low in rank, quality, or station; unpretentious or lowly:
      1. To lower in quality or value; make inferior or less valuable:
      2. To lower in dignity; dishonor or disgrace:
      3. To reduce in grade, rank, or status; demote.
      1. To lower in rank, prestige, or esteem.
  3. To lower in character or quality

    See also:

    better