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Definition of Abase

Abase a. means: To cast down or reduce low or lower, as in rank, office, condition in life, or estimation of worthiness; to depress; to humble; to degrade.

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Abase a. means: To cast down or reduce low or lower, as in rank, office, condition in life, or estimation of worthiness; to depress; to humble; to degrade.

Meaning of Abase

Abase (a.) means: To cast down or reduce low or lower, as in rank, office, condition in life, or estimation of worthiness; to depress; to humble; to degrade.

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More meanings / definitions of Abase or words, sentences containing Abase?

Abase (a.): To lower or depress; to throw or cast down; as, to abase the eye.

Abased (imp. & p. p.): of Abase

Abasing (p. pr. & vb. n.): of Abase

Avale (v. t. & i.): To bring low; to abase.

Base (a.): To abase; to let, or cast, down; to lower.

Avile (v. t.): To abase or debase; to vilify; to depreciate.

Depress (v. t.): To bring down or humble; to abase, as pride.

Abject (a.): To cast off or down; hence, to abase; to degrade; to lower; to debase.

Diminish (v. t.): To lessen the authority or dignity of; to put down; to degrade; to abase; to weaken.

Humble (v. t.): To bring low; to reduce the power, independence, or exaltation of; to lower; to abase; to humilate.

Abase (a.): To cast down or reduce low or lower, as in rank, office, condition in life, or estimation of worthiness; to depress; to humble; to degrade.

Mortify (v. t.): To deaden by religious or other discipline, as the carnal affections, bodily appetites, or worldly desires; to bring into subjection; to abase; to humble.

Mortifying (a.): Tending to humble or abase; humiliating; as, a mortifying repulse.

Descend (v. i.): To come down to a lower, less fortunate, humbler, less virtuous, or worse, state or station; to lower or abase one's self; as, he descended from his high estate.

Humble (v. t.): To make humble or lowly in mind; to abase the pride or arrogance of; to reduce the self-sufficiently of; to make meek and submissive; -- often used rexlexively.

Debase (a.): To reduce from a higher to a lower state or grade of worth, dignity, purity, station, etc.; to degrade; to lower; to deteriorate; to abase; as, to debase the character by crime; to debase the mind by frivolity; to debase style by vulgar words.

A- (): A, as a prefix to English words, is derived from various sources. (1) It frequently signifies on or in (from an, a forms of AS. on), denoting a state, as in afoot, on foot, abed, amiss, asleep, aground, aloft, away (AS. onweg), and analogically, ablaze, atremble, etc. (2) AS. of off, from, as in adown (AS. ofd/ne off the dun or hill). (3) AS. a- (Goth. us-, ur-, Ger. er-), usually giving an intensive force, and sometimes the sense of away, on, back, as in arise, abide, ago. (4) Old English y- or i- (corrupted from the AS. inseparable particle ge-, cognate with OHG. ga-, gi-, Goth. ga-), which, as a prefix, made no essential addition to the meaning, as in aware. (5) French a (L. ad to), as in abase, achieve. (6) L. a, ab, abs, from, as in avert. (7) Greek insep. prefix / without, or privative, not, as in abyss, atheist; akin to E. un-.

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Words, slangs, sentences and phrases similar to Abase

Meaning of LAY DOWN

LAY DOWN means: Lay down is slang for surrender, abase oneself.

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Meaning of Abase

Abase means: To lower or depress; to throw or cast down; as, to abase the eye.

Meaning of Abased

Abased means: of Abase

Meaning of Abasing

Abasing means: of Abase

Meaning of Avale

Avale means: To bring low; to abase.

Meaning of Base

Base means: To abase; to let, or cast, down; to lower.

Meaning of Avile

Avile means: To abase or debase; to vilify; to depreciate.

Meaning of Depress

Depress means: To bring down or humble; to abase, as pride.

Meaning of Abject

Abject means: To cast off or down; hence, to abase; to degrade; to lower; to debase.

Meaning of Diminish

Diminish means: To lessen the authority or dignity of; to put down; to degrade; to abase; to weaken.

Meaning of Humble

Humble means: To bring low; to reduce the power, independence, or exaltation of; to lower; to abase; to humilate.

Meaning of Abase

Abase means: To cast down or reduce low or lower, as in rank, office, condition in life, or estimation of worthiness; to depress; to humble; to degrade.

Meaning of Mortify

Mortify means: To deaden by religious or other discipline, as the carnal affections, bodily appetites, or worldly desires; to bring into subjection; to abase; to humble.

Meaning of Mortifying

Mortifying means: Tending to humble or abase; humiliating; as, a mortifying repulse.

Meaning of Descend

Descend means: To come down to a lower, less fortunate, humbler, less virtuous, or worse, state or station; to lower or abase one's self; as, he descended from his high estate.

Meaning of Humble

Humble means: To make humble or lowly in mind; to abase the pride or arrogance of; to reduce the self-sufficiently of; to make meek and submissive; -- often used rexlexively.

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