derogate from

  • 1 derogate from — detract from. → derogate derogate from deviate from. → derogate …

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  • 2 derogate from — index depreciate, discredit Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3 derogate from — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms derogate from : present tense I/you/we/they derogate from he/she/it derogates from present participle derogating from past tense derogated from past participle derogated from formal 1) derogate from something… …

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  • 4 derogate from — Disparage, detract from, take something from, be derogatory of or to, lessen, diminish, compromise, be hostile to …

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  • 6 derogate from something — ˈderogate from sth derived to ignore a responsibility or duty Main entry: ↑derogatederived …

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  • 7 Derogate — Der o*gate, v. i. 1. To take away; to detract; to withdraw; usually with from. [1913 Webster] If we did derogate from them whom their industry hath made great. Hooker. [1913 Webster] It derogates little from his fortitude, while it adds… …

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  • 8 derogate — ► VERB formal 1) (derogate from) detract from. 2) (derogate from) deviate from. 3) disparage. DERIVATIVES derogation noun. ORIGIN Latin derogare abrogate …

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  • 9 derogate — /ˈdɛrəgeɪt/ (say deruhgayt) Rare –verb (t) (derogated, derogating) 1. to belittle or disparage. –phrase 2. derogate from, a. to detract from, as from authority, estimation, etc.: to fail will derogate from one s work as leader. b. to degenerate… …

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  • 10 derogate — verb, formal 1) his contribution was derogated by critics Syn: disparage, denigrate, belittle, deprecate, deflate; decry, discredit, cast aspersions on, run down, criticize; defame, vilify, abuse, insult …

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  • 11 derogate — [ dɛrəgeɪt] verb formal 1》 (derogate from) detract from. 2》 (derogate from) deviate from. 3》 disparage. Derivatives derogation noun derogative adjective Origin ME: from L …

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  • 12 derogate — 1. verb a) To take away or detract from. His recent outburst will surely derogate from his reputation some. b) To act in a manner below oneself; to go astray. The children derogated the new girl to the point of tears. Syn …

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  • 13 derogate — de|rog|ate [ˈderəgeıt] v derogate from [derogate from sth] phr v [Date: 1400 1500; : Late Latin; Origin: derogare, from Latin rogare to ask, make a proposal for (a law) ] to make something seem less important or less good …

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  • 14 derogate — UK [ˈderəɡeɪt] / US [ˈderəˌɡeɪt] verb [transitive] Word forms derogate : present tense I/you/we/they derogate he/she/it derogates present participle derogating past tense derogated past participle derogated formal 1) to say unpleasant things… …

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  • 15 derogate — verb derogate from sth phrasal verb (T) formal to make something seem less important or less good …

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  • 16 Derogate — Der o*gate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Derogated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Derogating}.] [L. derogatus, p. p. of derogare to derogate; de + rogare to ask, to ask the people about a law. See {Rogation}.] 1. To annul in part; to repeal partly; to restrict; to… …

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  • 17 derogate — [der′ə gāt΄] vt. derogated, derogating [ME derogaten < L derogatus, pp. of derogare, to repeal part of (a law), detract from < de , from + rogare, to ask: see ROGATION] 1. Archaic to take (a part or quality) away from something so as to… …

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  • 18 derogate — I verb abase, asperse, be derogatory, belittle, besmirch, bespatter, blacken, blot, brand, bring down, bring into discredit, bring low, bring shame upon, calumniate, cast a slur upon, cast aspersions, debase, decry, defame, demean, demote,… …

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  • 19 derogate — early 15c., from L. derogatus, pp. of derogare diminish (see DEROGATORY (Cf. derogatory)) …

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  • 20 derogate — v.intr. (foll. by from) formal 1 take away a part from; detract from (a merit, a right, etc.). 2 deviate from (correct behaviour etc.). Derivatives: derogative adj. Etymology: L derogare (as DE , rogare ask) …

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