detract
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /dɪˈtɹækt/
Verb

detract (detracts, present participle detracting; past and past participle detracted)

  1. (intransitive) To take away; to withdraw or remove.
  2. (transitive) To take credit or reputation from; to defame or decry.
    • That calumnious critic […] / Detracting what laboriously we do.
Synonyms Translations
  • Russian: отнима́ть
Translations
  • Russian: умалять
  • Spanish: desvirtuar



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