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debase

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdebasede‧base /dɪˈbeɪs/ verb [transitive] formal  VALUEto make someone or something lose its value or people’s respect The medical profession has been debased by these revelations.debase yourself actors who debased themselves by participating in the showdebase a currency/coinage (=reduce its value)debasement noun [countable, uncountable] currency debasement→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
debaseThis whole extravaganza is demeaning, debasing and deeply damaging to what should be serious political discourse, the protesters complain.To deny the truth on grounds of faith alone debases both science and religion.Even the love of Troilus and Cressida is debased by the Trojan atmosphere, and misplaced values.Our society has been debased by war and corruption.Who is watching me in my current debased condition?a debased currencyAgit-poppers convinced themselves that rock was archaic and debased, no longer capable of functioning as a medium for radical comment.By adding base metals, the leaders debased the currency, hurting its value, and fueling inflation.To do so would be to debase them by turning them into commodities.Women were forced to debase themselves by selling their bodies.
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Verb table
debase
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theydebase
he, she, itdebases
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theydebased
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave debased
he, she, ithas debased
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad debased
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill debase
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have debased
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam debasing
he, she, itis debasing
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you, we, theyare debasing
Past
I, he, she, itwas debasing
you, we, theywere debasing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been debasing
he, she, ithas been debasing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been debasing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be debasing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been debasing
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