abase definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To lower in position, status, or esteem. See Synonyms at degrade.
    • To lower or depress; to toss or throw straight down.
    • To throw straight down or lower low or lower, as in rank, workplace, symptom in life, or estimation of worthiness; to depress; to modest; to break down.
  • others:
    • to lessen or depress, as a thing; lower.
    • To reduce or lower, as with ranking, estimation, workplace, and stuff like that; depress; modest; degrade.
  • verb:
    • cause to feel pity; hurt the pleasure of

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