ALL meanings of abase

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  • verb abase to humble or belittle (oneself, etc) 3
  • verb abase to lower or reduce, as in rank or estimation 3
  • verb transitive abase to humble or humiliate 3
  • verb transitive abase to lower; cast down 3
  • verb with object abase to reduce or lower, as in rank, office, reputation, or estimation; humble; degrade. 1
  • verb with object abase Archaic. to lower; put or bring down: He abased his head. 1
  • noun abase Behave in a way so as to belittle or degrade (someone). 1
  • transitive verb abase degrade 1
  • verb abase (Transitive Verb) (archaic) To lower physically or depress; to stoop; to throw or cast down; as, to abase the eye. 0
  • verb abase (Transitive Verb) To lower, as in rank, office, condition in life, so as to hurt feelings or cause pain; to depress; to humiliate; to humble; to degrade. 0
  • verb abase (Transitive Verb) OBS To lower in value, in particular as altering the content of alloys in coins. 0
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