Synonyms of degrade in English:

degrade


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verb

1‘many supposedly erotic pictures simply degrade women’

SYNONYMS
demean, debase, cheapen, devalue, prostitute, lower the status of, reduce, shame, humiliate, bring shame to, humble, mortify, abase, disgrace, dishonour
desensitize, dehumanize, brutalize
ANTONYMS

dignify, ennoble

2‘the product, called a biopolymer, will not degrade until attacked by microorganisms’

SYNONYMS
break down, deteriorate, degenerate, decay, atrophy