disrate
transitive verb Date: 1751 to reduce in rank ; demote

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • disrate — dis*rate , v. t. To reduce to a lower rating or rank; to degrade. Marryat. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • disrate — index contemn, demote, derogate, humiliate, smear Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • disrate — *degrade, demote, reduce, declass …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • disrate — [dis rāt′, dis′rāt′; dis′rāt΄] vt. disrated, disrating to lower in rating or rank; demote …   English World dictionary

  • disrate — /dis rayt /, v.t., disrated, disrating. to reduce to a lower rating or rank. [1805 15; DIS 1 + RATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • disrate — verb a) To lower a rate or rating b) To demote a sailor to a lower rank …   Wiktionary

  • disrate — dis·rate || dɪs reɪt v. reduce to a lower rank; rate lower …   English contemporary dictionary

  • disrate — [dɪs reɪt] verb reduce (a sailor) to a lower rank …   English new terms dictionary

  • disrate — dis·rate …   English syllables

  • disrate — dis•rate [[t]dɪsˈreɪt[/t]] v. t. rat•ed, rat•ing to reduce to a lower rating or rank • Etymology: 1805–15 …   From formal English to slang

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