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debase


 
  Troponyms  (hyponyms)  of  verb  debase 
 
  2  of  3  senses  of  debase 
 
  Sense  1 
  corrupt,  pervert,  demoralize,  demoralise,  debauch,  debase,  profane,  vitiate,  deprave,  misdirect 
  =>  sensualize,  sensualise,  carnalize,  carnalise 
  =>  lead  off  lead  astray 
  =>  whore 
  =>  poison 
  =>  bastardize,  bastardise 
  =>  suborn 
 
  Sense  3 
  adulterate,  stretch,  dilute,  debase 
  =>  water  down 
  =>  sophisticate,  doctor,  doctor  up 
 
  Troponyms  (hyponyms)  of  verb  debase 
 
  2  of  3  senses  of  debase 
 
  Sense  1 
  corrupt,  pervert,  demoralize,  demoralise,  debauch,  debase,  profane,  vitiate,  deprave,  misdirect 
  =>  sensualize,  sensualise,  carnalize,  carnalise 
  =>  lead  off  lead  astray 
  =>  whore 
  =>  poison 
  =>  bastardize,  bastardise 
  =>  suborn 
 
  Sense  3 
  adulterate,  stretch,  dilute,  debase 
  =>  water  down 
  =>  sophisticate,  doctor,  doctor  up 
 
  Entailment  of  verb  debase 
 
 
  Synonyms/Hypernyms  (Ordered  by  Frequency)  of  verb  debase 
 
  3  senses  of  debase 
 
  Sense  1 
  corrupt,  pervert,  demoralize,  demoralise,  debauch,  debase,  profane,  vitiate,  deprave,  misdirect 
  =>  change,  alter 
 
  Sense  2 
  debase,  alloy 
  =>  devalue 
 
  Sense  3 
  adulterate,  stretch,  dilute,  debase 
  =>  corrupt,  spoil 
 
  Familiarity  of  verb  debase 
 
  debase  used  as  a  verb  is  uncommon  (polysemy  count  =  3) 
 
  Synonyms  (Grouped  by  Similarity  of  Meaning)  of  verb  debase 
 
  Sense  1 
  corrupt,  pervert,  demoralize,  demoralise,  debauch,  debase,  profane,  vitiate,  deprave,  misdirect 
  =>  change,  alter 
  -------------- 
 
  Sense  2 
  debase,  alloy 
  =>  devalue 
  -------------- 
 
  Sense  3 
  adulterate,  stretch,  dilute,  debase 
  =>  corrupt,  spoil 
  -------------- 
 
  Grep  of  noun  debase 
  debasement 
  debaser 
 
  Overview  of  verb  debase 
 
  The  verb  debase  has  3  senses  (no  senses  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  corrupt,  pervert,  demoralize,  demoralise,  debauch,  debase,  profane,  vitiate,  deprave,  misdirect  --  (corrupt  morally  or  by  intemperance  or  sensuality;  "debauch  the  young  people  with  wine  and  women") 
  2.  debase,  alloy  --  (lower  in  value  by  increasing  the  base-metal  content;  of  metals) 
  3.  adulterate,  stretch,  dilute,  debase  --  (corrupt,  debase,  or  make  impure  by  adding  a  foreign  or  inferior  substance;  often  by  replacing  valuable  ingredients  with  inferior  ones;  "adulterate  liquor") 
 
  Grep  of  adj  debase 
  debased 
 
  Overview  of  verb  debase 
 
  The  verb  debase  has  3  senses  (no  senses  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  corrupt,  pervert,  demoralize,  demoralise,  debauch,  debase,  profane,  vitiate,  deprave,  misdirect  --  (corrupt  morally  or  by  intemperance  or  sensuality;  "debauch  the  young  people  with  wine  and  women") 
  2.  debase,  alloy  --  (lower  in  value  by  increasing  the  base-metal  content;  of  metals) 
  3.  adulterate,  stretch,  dilute,  debase  --  (corrupt,  debase,  or  make  impure  by  adding  a  foreign  or  inferior  substance;  often  by  replacing  valuable  ingredients  with  inferior  ones;  "adulterate  liquor") 



debase definition