Definition of Abase in English :

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Abase meaning in English

Meaning of Abase in English

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1. abase, chagrin, humble, humiliate, mortify

cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of

Example Sentences:
'He humiliated his colleague by criticising him in front of the boss'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


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verb (transitive)
to humble or belittle (oneself, etc)
to lower or reduce, as in rank or estimation

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verb transitiveWord forms: aˈbased or aˈbasing
to humble or humiliate
he abased himself before the king
2.  Archaic
to lower; cast down

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tr.v. a·based, a·bas·ing, a·bas·es
To lower in rank, prestige, or esteem. See Synonyms at debase.

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