Definitions for discreditdɪsˈkrɛd ɪt
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
to injure the credit or reputation of; defame.
to destroy confidence in the reliability of.
to give no credence to:
to discredit a witness.
(n.)loss or lack of belief or confidence; distrust.
something that damages a good reputation.
Origin of discredit:
the state of being held in low esteem
"your actions will bring discredit to your name"; "because of the scandal the school has fallen into disrepute"
cause to be distrusted or disbelieved
"The paper discredited the politician with its nasty commentary"
damage the reputation of
"This newspaper story discredits the politicians"
reject as false; refuse to accept
To harm the good reputation of a person; to cause an idea or piece of evidence to seem false or unreliable.
the act of discrediting or disbelieving, or the state of being discredited or disbelieved; as, later accounts have brought the story into discredit
hence, some degree of dishonor or disesteem; ill repute; reproach; -- applied to persons or things
to refuse credence to; not to accept as true; to disbelieve; as, the report is discredited
to deprive of credibility; to destroy confidence or trust in; to cause disbelief in the accuracy or authority of
to deprive of credit or good repute; to bring reproach upon; to make less reputable; to disgrace
Translations for discredit
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
to show (a story etc) to be false.
- in twyfel trek, betwyfel, nie glo nieAfrikaans
- يَرْفُض الثِّقَه بِArabic
- съмнявам се вBulgarian
- desacreditarPortuguese (BR)
- zničit důvěruCzech
- keinen Glauben schenkenGerman
- så tvivl omDanish
- αναιρώ, διαψεύδωGreek
- kahtluse alla seadmaEstonian
- بی اعتبار کردنFarsi
- לִפגוֹע בְּאָמִינוּתHebrew
- बदनाम करनाHindi
- izgubiti povjerenjeCroatian
- kétségbe vonHungarian
- dragaí efaIcelandic
- 신용을 떨어뜨리다Korean
- ongeloofwaardig makenDutch
- bringe i vanry/miskredittNorwegian
- بی اعتبار کردنPersian
- بې اعتبارىPashto
- a discreditaRomanian
- подвергать сомнениюRussian
- misstro, betvivlaSwedish
- doğru olmadığını göstermekTurkish
- 使成為不可信Chinese (Trad.)
- не довіряти, не віритиUkrainian
- نا قابل یقین بناناUrdu
- nghi ngờVietnamese
- 使成为不可信Chinese (Simp.)
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