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What does "Abase" mean?


(a.) To cast down or reduce low or lower, as in rank, office, condition in life, or estimation of worthiness; to depress; to humble; to degrade (a.) To lower or depress; to throw or cast down; as, to abase the eye

Synonyms humble, chagrin, mortify, humiliate

Word Family abased, abasement, abasements, abases, abasing