Definitions of degrade
v. t. - To reduce from a higher to a lower rank or degree; to lower in rank; to deprive of office or dignity; to strip of honors; as, to degrade a nobleman, or a general officer. 2
v. t. - To reduce in estimation, character, or reputation; to lessen the value of; to lower the physical, moral, or intellectual character of; to debase; to bring shame or contempt upon; to disgrace; as, vice degrades a man. 2
v. t. - To reduce in altitude or magnitude, as hills and mountains; to wear down. 2
v. i. - To degenerate; to pass from a higher to a lower type of structure; as, a family of plants or animals degrades through this or that genus or group of genera. 2
The word "degrade" uses 7 letters: A D D E E G R.
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Words formed by adding one letter before or after degrade (in bold), or to addeegr in any order:
b - badgered d - degraded g - daggered h - hardedge n - dangered deranged gandered gardened o - dogeared r - degrader regarded regraded s - degrades
Shorter words found within degrade:
ad add adder ae ag age aged agee ager agree agreed ar are dad dag dare dared de dead deader dear dee deed deer dere drag dragee dread dredge dree dreed dreg eager eagre ear eared ed edge edged edger egad eger er era ere erg gad gadder gae gaed gar gear geared ged gee geed grad grade graded gree greed rad rag rage raged ragee re read readd red redd rede reded ree reed reg
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