To lower in character, quality, or value; degrade.
In criminal law, to clear a person, to release or set him free, or to discharge him from an accusation of committing a criminal offense after a judicial finding that he is not guilty of the crime or after the court or prosecution determines that the case should not continue after the criminal trial has started. See also autrefois acquit and double jeopardy.
The manner in which a physical system, such as a gas, subatomic particle, or ecosystem, acts or functions, especially under specified conditions.
To knowingly say that something is smaller or less important than it actually is.
(reflexively to conduct oneself) To behave.
To give sanction or support to; tolerate or approve:
To degrade is defined as to treat someone with disrespect, to lower someone's rank, to make something not as good, or to break down or deteriorate.
To speak of in a slighting or disrespectful way.
To lower in pride; make modest or humble in mind
To hurt the pride or dignity of by causing to be or seem foolish or contemptible; mortify
To reduce the degree, intensity, strength, etc., of
To improve, usually applied to technology, generally by complete replacement of one or more components
To improve the quality or condition of
To raise to a more desirable or more excellent quality or condition; make better:
(Electricity) To increase the voltage of (a circuit).
To play the part of; assume the dramatic role of:
To call for; require
To act, react, function, or perform in a particular way:
(Reflexive) To bear (oneself); to behave or conduct.
To conduct or behave (oneself) in a particular manner:
To behave or conduct (oneself) in a specified way
To move along at a speed of
To release from obligation, accusation, penalty, etc.; to absolve; to acquit.
To become cheap or cheaper.
To minimize the importance, value, or reputation of:
To seem to consist or be made of:
To feel or show deferential regard for; esteem or admire:
To receive as a prize or reward for performance:
To a greater extent or degree:
To disrespect another; to put someone out of favor.
reduce in worth or character, usually verbally
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