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To become or cause to become less, smaller, etc.; diminish
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  1. To become or cause to become less, smaller, etc.; diminish
To make something seem not so good or interesting.
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  1. To make something seem not so good or interesting.
To turn (a person or thing) aside from a course, direction, etc. into another; deflect
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  1. To turn (a person or thing) aside from a course, direction, etc. into another; deflect
  2. To turn aside from a course or direction:
  3. To turn aside.
(Idiomatic) To move away.
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(Intransitive) To become smaller.
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  1. (Intransitive) To become smaller.
  2. (Music) To reduce (a perfect or minor interval) by a semitone.
  3. To cause to taper.
To make less; to diminish; to reduce.
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  1. To make less; to diminish; to reduce.
  2. To become less; decrease:
  3. (Archaic) To belittle; minimize; disparage
To become reduced
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  1. To become reduced
  2. To bring into a certain order; systematize
  3. To bring to a specified undesirable state, as of weakness or helplessness:
To react physiologically and mentally to this discontinuance, often while experiencing distressing symptoms.
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  1. To react physiologically and mentally to this discontinuance, often while experiencing distressing symptoms.
  2. To remove from use, consideration, etc.
  3. To become detached from social or emotional involvement:
To deviate from a standard or expectation; go astray:
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  1. To deviate from a standard or expectation; go astray:
  2. To take away; detract:
  3. To lower oneself; lose face
To write off an expenditure for (a tangible asset) by prorating over a certain period, usually the estimated useful life of the asset.
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  1. To write off an expenditure for (a tangible asset) by prorating over a certain period, usually the estimated useful life of the asset.
  2. To lessen the price or value of:
  3. To reduce in value or price
To reject as untrue; disbelieve
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  1. To reject as untrue; disbelieve
  2. To harm the good reputation of a person; to cause an idea or piece of evidence to seem false or unreliable.
  3. To be a reason for disbelieving or distrusting; cast doubt on
To represent or speak of as unimportant or contemptible:
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  1. To represent or speak of as unimportant or contemptible:
  2. To knowingly say that something is smaller or less important than it actually is.
  3. To cause to seem little or smaller than something else:
To depreciate (money, etc.) officially
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  1. To depreciate (money, etc.) officially
  2. To express disapproval of (a person); denounce:
  3. To depreciate (currency, for example) by official proclamation or by rumor.
(Archaic) To blacken
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  1. (Archaic) To blacken
  2. To attack the character or reputation of; speak ill of; defame:
  3. To disparage; belittle:
To feel and express disapproval of; plead against
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  1. To feel and express disapproval of; plead against
  2. (Archaic) To try to avert by prayer
  3. (Computers) To mark (a component of a software standard) as obsolete to warn against its use in the future so that it may be phased out.
To write off an expenditure for (a tangible asset) by prorating over a certain period, usually the estimated useful life of the asset.
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  1. To write off an expenditure for (a tangible asset) by prorating over a certain period, usually the estimated useful life of the asset.
  2. To lessen the price or value of:
  3. To reduce in value or price
To lower oneself; lose face
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  1. To lower oneself; lose face
  2. To deviate from a standard or expectation; go astray:
  3. (Archaic) To take (a part or quality) away from something so as to impair it
To sell or offer for sale at a reduced price:
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  1. To sell or offer for sale at a reduced price:
  2. To reduce in quantity or value:
  3. To lend or sell with discounts
To reduce in esteem or rank.
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  1. To reduce in esteem or rank.
  2. To speak of in a slighting or disrespectful way.
  3. To dishonor by a comparison with what is inferior; to lower in rank or estimation by actions or words; to speak slightingly of; to depreciate; to undervalue.
To minimize the importance, value, or reputation of:
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  1. To minimize the importance, value, or reputation of:
  2. To lower the status, rank, or salary of:
  3. To demote to a less skilled job at lower pay
To represent as having the least degree of importance, value, or size:
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  1. To represent as having the least degree of importance, value, or size:
  2. To estimate or make appear to be of the least possible amount, value, or importance
  3. To reduce to a minimum; decrease to the least possible amount, degree, etc.
To treat (someone) with discourteous reserve or inattention:
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  1. To treat (someone) with discourteous reserve or inattention:
  2. To make even or level.
  3. (Military, of a fortification) To render no longer defensible by full or partial demolition.
(Idiomatic) To speak condescendingly or as though the listener is inferior.
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  1. (Idiomatic) To speak condescendingly or as though the listener is inferior.
  2. (Idiomatic) To negotiate a lower price.
Find another word for detract. In this page you can discover 31 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.