Detract

De┬Ětract' transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Detracted ; present participle & verbal noun Detracting .] [ Latin detractus , past participle of detrahere to detract; de + trahere to draw: confer Fr...
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Detract

De┬Ětract' intransitive verb To take away a part or something, especially from one's credit; to lessen reputation; to derogate; to defame; -- often with from . « It has been the fashion to detract both from the moral and literary character of Cicero.» V. Knox.
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Detract

• (v. t.) To take away; to withdraw. • (v. t.) To take credit or reputation from; to defame. • (v. i.) To take away a part or something, especially from one`s credit; to lessen reputation; to derogate; to defame; -- often with from.
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