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There are 3 meanings of the word Degrade.

Degrade - as a verb

Reduce the level of land, as by erosion

Antonyms (Opposite Meaning)

Reduce in worth or character, usually verbally

Example: "She tends to put down younger women colleagues"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
demean9disgrace12take down
Hypernyms (Closely Related)
Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

Lower the grade of something; reduce its worth

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
Hypernyms (Closely Related)
Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

Example Sentences

"Bullying can degrade a person's self-esteem."
"The constant exposure to sunlight can degrade plastic over time."
"Her sarcastic comments degraded the mood of the party."
"Some bacteria are able to degrade harmful substances in the environment."
"The artist decided to degrade the colors of the painting to create a more somber tone."
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Word Game Points

Is DEGRADE a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, degrade is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

DEGRADE has a SCRABBLE points total of 10.

Is DEGRADE a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, degrade is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
DEGRADE has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 11.

Is DEGRADE a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, degrade is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
DEGRADE has a WORDFEUD points total of 11.

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