What does calumniate mean?

Definitions for calumniate
kəˈlʌm niˌeɪtca·lum·ni·ate

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. defame, slander, smirch, asperse, denigrate, calumniate, smear, sully, besmirch(verb)

    charge falsely or with malicious intent; attack the good name and reputation of someone

    "The journalists have defamed me!" "The article in the paper sullied my reputation"

Wiktionary

  1. calumniate(Verb)

    To make hurtful untrue comments about (someone)

  2. Origin: From calumniatus, perfect active participle of calumnior.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Calumniate(verb)

    to accuse falsely and maliciously of a crime or offense, or of something disreputable; to slander; to libel

  2. Calumniate(verb)

    to propagate evil reports with a design to injure the reputation of another; to make purposely false charges of some offense or crime

  3. Origin: [L. calumniatus, p. p. of calumniari. See Calumny, and cf. Challenge, v. t.]

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How to say calumniate in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of calumniate in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of calumniate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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