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1 Translation result for abase in Spanish

verb

abase verb

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abased, has abased, is abasing, abases
degradar, humillar, rebajar

Example sentences of
abase verb

  • was unwilling to abase himself by pleading guilty to a crime that he did not commit
  • I certainly don't abase myself when I do good, honest manual labor.

Synonyms of
abase verb

Detailed synonyms for abase verb

Abase, demean, debase, degrade, humble, humiliate, lower significan reducir la dignidad, categoría o clase.
  • Abase indica perder o ceder de forma voluntaria, la dignidad o el prestigio <willing to abase himself to win her back>.
  • Demean indica que una falta de conducta o una asociación inapropiada es la causa de la pérdida de categoría <as a former professor, he felt demeaned by his job as a store clerk>.
  • Debase pone énfasis en la pérdida de valor o de calidad <extreme inflation quickly debased the currency> y particularmente en el deterioro de normas morales <she told them they were debasing themselves by associating with criminals>.
  • Degrade connota un paso hacia abajo, una reducción en grado o categoría, o con más frecuencia, en estatura ética, y suele indicar la presencia de fines vergonzosos o corruptos <many thought the shouting match had degraded both candidates>.
    antonyms: uplift
  • Humble suele usarse en lugar de degrade cuando se desea poner énfasis en la deshonra causada por la reducción de categoría <an upset victory that humbled the champion team>.
  • Humiliate indica herir gravemente el orgullo y causar profunda vergüenza <humiliated by his suggestive remarks>.
  • Lower indica un deterioro en el carácter moral <won't lower myself to that level>.
    antonyms: elevate

Reverse translation for abase

degradar  - to degrade, to debase, to demote 
humillar  - to humiliate 
rebajar  - to reduce, to lower, to lessen, to diminish, to humiliate 
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