Definición de abase en inglés:


Saltos de línea: abase
Pronunciación: /əˈbeɪs


[with object] (usually abase oneself)
Behave in a way that belittles or degrades (someone): I watched my colleagues abasing themselves before the board of trustees
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • They find a secret delight in abasing themselves before men of violence.
  • It's an icky daddy-daughter comedy featuring character actors abasing themselves horribly for the money.
  • The more politics abases itself before the values of TV entertainment, the less it represents the real political process.
humble, humiliate, belittle, demean, lower, degrade, disgrace, disparage, debase, cheapen, discredit, mortify, bring low, demote, reduce; grovel, kowtow, bow and scrape, toady, fawn
informal crawl, suck up to someone, lick someone's boots


late Middle English: from Old French abaissier, from a- (from Latin ad 'to, at') + baissier 'to lower', based on late Latin bassus 'short of stature'. The spelling has been influenced by base2.

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