detract

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To take credit or reputation from; to defame or decry
To take away; to withdraw or remove
to take away in such manner as to lessen value or estimation
{v} to lssen, slander, scandalize, defame
take away a part from; diminish; "His bad manners detract from his good character"
{f} belittle, speak ill of, slander, defame
To take away; to withdraw
To take away a part or something, especially from one's credit; to lessen reputation; to derogate; to defame; often with from
To take credit or reputation from; to defame
If one thing detracts from another, it makes it seem less good or impressive. The publicity could detract from our election campaign. detract from to make something seem less good
detract from
take away from, decrease the worth of
detraction
{n} slander, scandal, defamation, censure
detracted
past of detract
detracting
present participle of detract
detraction
a derogatory or malicious statement; a disparagement, misrepresentation or slander
detraction
A taking away or withdrawing
detraction
{i} belittlement, derogation; abuse, slander, defamation
detraction
the act of revealing previously unknown faults of another person to a third person
detraction
the act of detracting something, or something detracted
detraction
The act of taking away from the reputation or good name of another; a lessening or cheapening in the estimation of others; the act of depreciating another, from envy or malice; calumny
detraction
the act of discrediting or detracting from someone's reputation (especially by slander); "let it be no detraction from his merits to say he is plainspoken"
detraction
a petty disparagement
detractor
A person that belittles the worth of another person or cause
detractor
One who detracts; a derogator; a defamer
detractor
The detractors of a person or thing are people who criticize that person or thing. This performance will silence many of his detractors = critic. someone who says bad things about someone or something, in order to make them seem less good than they really are sb's detractors
detractor
{i} one that insults; informer; one who belittles or derogates
detractor
one who disparages or belittles the worth of something
detractors
plural of detractor
detract
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