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Synonyms for deface
dɪˈfeɪsde·face

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  1. defaceverb

    Synonyms:
    devalue, mar, obliterate, void, nullify, scar, cancel, disfigure, vandalize

  2. defaceverb

    To damage something, espacially a surface, in a visible or conspicuous manner.

    Synonyms:
    cancel, devalue, disfigure, mar, vandalize, obliterate, void, nullify, scar

  3. defaceverb

    To void or devalue; to nullify or degrade the face value.

    He defaced the I.O.U. notes by scrawling void over them.

    Synonyms:
    cancel, mar, void, obliterate, disfigure, nullify, scar, vandalize, devalue

  4. defaceverb

    To alter a coat of arms or a flag by adding an element to it.

    You get the Finnish state flag by defacing the national flag with the state coat of arms placed in the middle of the cross.

    Synonyms:
    nullify, scar, disfigure, vandalize, devalue, void, obliterate, cancel, mar

English Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. deface

    Synonyms:
    deform, disfigure, mar, spoil

    Antonyms:
    adorn, beautify, bedeck, deck, decorate, embellish, garnish, gild, illustrate, ornament

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  1. deface

    Synonyms:
    mar, spoil, injure, disfigure, deform, damage, mutilate, destroy

    Antonyms:
    decorate, adorn, embellish

Princeton's WordNet1.0 / 1 vote

  1. deface, disfigure, blemishverb

    mar or spoil the appearance of

    "scars defaced her cheeks"; "The vandals disfigured the statue"

    Synonyms:
    disfigure, blemish, spot, flaw

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  1. defaceverb

    Synonyms:
    disfigure, deform, mar, spoil, injure, soil, tarnish

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. defaceverb

    Synonyms:
    mar, disfigure, mutilate

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "deface":

    disfigure

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How to use deface in a sentence?

  1. Yang Guang:

    Participating in peaceful marches and gatherings is totally different to those who unscrupulously challenge the' one country, two systems' bottom line... deface and insult the national flag, violently attack police and innocent citizens, seriously damage public and private property and endanger public safety.

  2. South:

    A good inclination is but the first rude draught of virtue, but the finishing strokes are from the will, which, if well disposed, will by degrees perfect it, as if all disposed will quickly deface it.


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