Synonyms of degrade in English:

degrade


See definition of degrade

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