Word:

Derogate

Der´o`gate
v. t.1.To annul in part; to repeal partly; to restrict; to limit the action of; - said of a law.
[imp. & p. p. Derogated ; p. pr. & vb. n. Derogating .]
2.To lessen; to detract from; to disparage; to depreciate; - said of a person or thing.
Anything . . . that should derogate, minish, or hurt his glory and his name.
- Sir T. More.
v. i.1.To take away; to detract; to withdraw; - usually with from.
If we did derogate from them whom their industry hath made great.
- Hooker.
2.To act beneath one-s rank, place, birth, or character; to degenerate.
n.1.Diminished in value; dishonored; degraded.
Verb1.derogate - belittle; "Don't belittle his influence"
belittle, denigrate, depreciation, derogation, disparage, disparagement, minimize, pick at, talk down
Translate Derogate to German, Translate Derogate to French
Browse
Dermopathic
dermopathy
Dermophyte
Dermoptera
Dermopteran
Dermopteri
Dermopterygii
Dermoskeleton
Dermostosis
Dern
Derne
Dernful
Dernier
Dernier ressort
Dernly
Derogant
-- Derogate --
Derogately
Derogation
Derogative
Derogator
derogatorily
derogatoriness
derogatory
Derogatory clause in a testament
Derogatur legi
Derotremata
Derre
Derrick
Derrick crane
Derrida
derriere
Derring
Definitions Index: # A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

About this site and copyright information - Online Dictionary Home