Derogate

• (v. i.) To act beneath one-s rank, place, birth, or character; to degenerate. • (v. i.) To take away; to detract; to withdraw; -- usually with from. • (v. t.) To lessen; to detract from; to disparage; to depreciate; -- said of a person or thing. • (n.) Diminished in value; dishonored; degraded. • (v. t.) To annul in part;...
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Derogate

Der'o·gate intransitive verb 1. To take away; to detract; to withdraw; -- usually with from . « If we did derogate from them whom their industry hath made great.» Hooker. « It derogates little from his fortitude, while it adds infinitely to the...
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Derogate

Der'o·gate noun [ Latin derogatus , past participle ] Diminished in value; dishonored; degraded. [ R.] Shak.
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Derogate

Der'o·gate transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Derogated ; present participle & verbal noun Derogating .] [ Latin derogatus , past participle of derogare to derogate; de- + rogare to ask, to ask th...
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derogate

derogate (DER uh gayt') 1. To take away; to detract; for example, to derogate a person`s authority is to undermine it, and to derogate someone`s rights is to restrict them: 'The queen felt that summoning a parliament would derogate from her royal authority.' 2. To stray from a standard or expectation; to deviate: 'He committed an intellectu...
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