Definitions for debasedɪˈbeɪs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. corrupt, pervert, subvert, demoralize, demoralise, debauch, debase, profane, vitiate, deprave, misdirect(verb)

    corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality

    "debauch the young people with wine and women"; "Socrates was accused of corrupting young men"; "Do school counselors subvert young children?"; "corrupt the morals"

  2. debase, alloy(verb)

    lower in value by increasing the base-metal content

  3. load, adulterate, stretch, dilute, debase(verb)

    corrupt, debase, or make impure by adding a foreign or inferior substance; often by replacing valuable ingredients with inferior ones

    "adulterate liquor"

Wiktionary

  1. debase(Verb)

    To lower in character, quality, or value; to degrade.

  2. debase(Verb)

    To lower in position or rank.

  3. debase(Verb)

    To lower the value of (a currency) by reducing the amount of valuable metal in the coins.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Debase(adj)

    to reduce from a higher to a lower state or grade of worth, dignity, purity, station, etc.; to degrade; to lower; to deteriorate; to abase; as, to debase the character by crime; to debase the mind by frivolity; to debase style by vulgar words

Anagrams of debase »

  1. sea bed, seabed

  2. Sea bed

  3. Seabed


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