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derogate

der·o·gate

derogate

 
pronunciation:
de r geIt
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, transitive verb
features:
Word Combinations (verb), Word Parts
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: derogated, derogates, derogating
definition: to detract or take away (usu. fol. by from).
The strong opposition will derogate from her authority.
antonyms:
add
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition: to cause to appear inferior; disparage.
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derivation: derogation (n.)
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