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Synonyms for detract
dɪˈtrækt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. take away, detract(verb)

    take away a part from; diminish

    "His bad manners detract from his good character"

    Synonyms:
    take away, take, carry off, bear off, withdraw, carry away, remove, take out, bear away

Wiktionary

  1. detract(verb)

    To take away; to withdraw or remove.

    Synonyms:
    defame, decry

  2. detract(verb)

    To take credit or reputation from; to defame or decry.

    Synonyms:
    decry, defame

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. detract

    Synonyms:
    lessen, deteriorate, depreciate, disparage, defame, decry, derogate, calumniate, scandalize, vilify, diminish

    Antonyms:
    augment, enhance, raise, increase

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    divert, distract, undermine

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#246take
#1651remove
#10524withdraw
#17827undermine
#21475diminish
#25048lessen
#26034divert
#30316distract
#37387deteriorate
#38338detract
#66548decry
#73765defame
#84156disparage
#88197depreciate
#141077vilify
#144647derogate

Translations for detract

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  • αφαιρώGreek
  • diminuerFrench
  • уменьшать, приуменьшать, умалять, вычитать, принижать, отниматьRussian

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