derogate(redirected from derogates)
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derogateverb abase, asperse, be derogatory, belittle, besmirch, bespatter, blacken, blot, brand, bring down, bring into discredit, bring low, bring shame upon, calumniate, cast a slur upon, cast aspersions, debase, decry, defame, demean, demote, denigrate, depreciate, depress, deprive, detract, detrahere, diminish, discredit, disgrace, dishonor, dispraise, disprize, disrate, humble, incur disgrace, lessen, lessen the reputation of, lower, make ashamed, make little of, make lowly, make smaller, malign, misprize, not do justice to, pull down, put down, reduce, revile, ridicule, run down, scoff, shame, smirch, sneer at, speak evil of, speak ill of, speak slightingly of, stain, subtract from, sully, taint, take something from, tarnish, traduce, underestimate, underrate, underreckon, undervalue, vilify, vilipend, weaken
Associated concepts: derogation of common law, derogaaion of deed, derogation of right
See also: blame, brand, condemn, contemn, debunk, decry, demean, denounce, deprecate, diminish, discommend, disgrace, disparage, humiliate, lessen, libel, malign, minimize, smear