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abase - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'abase' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Abase [ a.]
- To lower or depress; to throw or cast down; as, to abase the eye.
- 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.

Meaning of 'abase' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . abase [ v]
Meaning (1):
- cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of
Example in sentence:
  • He humiliated his colleague by criticising him in front of the boss