To represent or speak of as unimportant or contemptible:
To oppose is to disapprove of or be against something.
To attack the character or reputation of; speak ill of; defame:
To refuse to approve; reject
To rate, assess, or estimate too low
Praise is defined as to give someone approval, or to thank God.
To give praise to; glorify.
Compliment means to give praise.
To recommend (a product), often in exchange for payment, as in an advertisement.
To put out of countenance; disconcert.
To hold in disfavor.
To regard or treat unfavorably; slight
To have or express an unfavorable opinion of
To feel or express disapproval or dislike
To express disapproval of (a person); denounce:
To lessen the price or value of:
(Rare) To lower in esteem; disparage
Detract is defined as to take away from or reduce.
To lend money upon, deducting the discount or allowance for interest; as, the banks discount notes and bills of exchange.
To speak of in a slighting or disrespectful way.
To represent as having the least degree of importance, value, or size:
To think, represent, or speak of as small or unimportant
(Scots) To be pleased.
To deal with something in a direct way; to set to work upon.
(Slang) To make an appearance; show up:
To view or treat with contempt; despise.
To express strong disapproval of or criticize severely, especially in an official capacity:
Find another word for deprecate. In this page you can discover 44 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for deprecate, like: belittle, deplore, not go for, oppose, denigrate, expostulate, disapprove, downgrade, pooh-pooh, underrate and approve.