Definition and Meanings for debase
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Part of Speech of debase
transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun, adjective
Etymology of debase
Meaning of debase
as transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun, adjective
- 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.