Student Thesaurus

One entry found for debase.
Entry Word: debase
Function: verb
Text: 1 to lower in character or dignity <we debased ourselves when we cheated on the test>
Synonyms abase, corrupt, debauch, degrade, demean, deprave, pervert, poison, profane, prostitute, subvert, warp
Related Words contaminate, pollute, taint; descend; disgrace, humble, humiliate; blemish, damage, deface, destroy, flaw, harm, hurt, impair, mar, ruin, spoil, stain, tarnish, vitiate, wreck; depreciate, downgrade
Near Antonyms dignify, exalt, honor; amend, improve; cleanse, purify, restore; respect
Antonyms elevate, ennoble, uplift
2 to reduce to a lower standing in one's own eyes or in others' eyes <our failure to win a single game completely debased us> -- see HUMBLE