Detract synonyms

dĭ-trăkt'
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To make (a quantity) smaller.
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To make something seem not so good or interesting.
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To turn aside from a course.
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(Idiomatic) To move away.
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(Music) To reduce (a perfect or a minor interval) by a half step
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The definition of lessen is to diminish or to cause something to be diminished or reduced.
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(Chemistry) To decrease the valence of (an atom) by adding electrons.
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To remove oneself from active participation:
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(Archaic) To take (a part or quality) away from something so as to impair it
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Depreciate is defined as to decline in value over a period of time, or to reduce the value of assets in accounting records.
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To damage the credit or reputation of; disgrace
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To reduce the degree, intensity, strength, etc., of
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Tending to denigrate.
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Tending to derogate; detractive.
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(Law) When referring to a clause in a testament: a sentence of secret character inserted by the testator alone, of which he reserves the knowledge to himself, with a condition that no will he may make thereafter shall be valid, unless this clause is inserted word for word; – a precaution to guard against later wills extorted by violence, or obtained by suggestion.
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An official condemnation, reprimand, or expression of adverse criticism, usually by a legislative or other formal body, of the conduct of one of its members or of someone whose behavior it monitors.
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(Law) The act of derogating; the temporary or partial nullification of a law.
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The act of detracting something, or something detracted.
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An untrue statement that harms the reputation of someone else’s business or product.
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(Arithmetic) (uncountable) The process of subtracting a number from another.
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To knowingly say that something is smaller or less important than it actually is.
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To make maliciously or knowingly false statements about.
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To lower in public estimation; debase or degrade:
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To lower in character, quality, or value; degrade.
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Decry is defined as to speak out against, or to announce as worthless.
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To render infamous; to bring into disrepute.
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Disparage is defined as to belittle or discredit someone or something.
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(Computing) To remove white space and unnecessary characters from a web page in order to reduce its size and improve download time.
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To reduce to the smallest possible amount, extent, size, or degree.
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To rate, assess, or estimate too low
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To belittle through speech; to put down.
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take away a part; lessen
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To make the most of; develop or realize to the utmost extent; obtain the most efficient or optimum use of
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To cause to become greater in size, amount, degree, etc.; add to; augment
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(Computing) To declare something obsolescent; to recommend against a function, technique, command, etc. that still works but has been replaced.
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To lend money upon, deducting the discount or allowance for interest; as, the banks discount notes and bills of exchange.
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To demote to a less skilled job at lower pay
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To think, represent, or speak of as small or unimportant
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To treat as of small importance; make light of:
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(Idiomatic) To speak condescendingly or as though the listener is inferior.
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To deal with something in a direct way; to set to work upon.
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(Slang) To make an appearance; show up:
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take away a part from; diminish
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Find another word for detract. In this page you can discover 49 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for detract, like: decrease, take-away-from, divert, subtract from, draw-away, diminish, lessen, reduce, withdraw, derogate and depreciate.