bring into discredit

bring into discredit
index brand (stigmatize), censure, condemn (blame), denounce (condemn), derogate, discommend, disgrace, dishonor (deprive of honor), fault, impeach, malign

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  • bring into disfavor — index discredit Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • bring down — Synonyms and related words: abase, abash, acquire, be responsible for, beat down, belittle, blow down, blow over, blow to pieces, blow up, bowl down, bowl over, brain, break down, bring into discredit, bring low, bring on, bring upon, bulldog,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • discredit — Synonyms and related words: agnosticism, asperse, aspersion, atheism, bad character, bad name, bad odor, bad report, bad reputation, bad repute, belie, belittle, besmirch, blacken, blemish, blot, blow sky high, blow up, brand, bring down, bring… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • discredit — I noun animadversion, aspersion, attaint, baseness, castigation, censure, condemnation, contumely, criticism, debasement, dedecus, degradation, denunciation, derogation, disapprobation, disapproval, disbelief, disesteem, disfavor, disgrace,… …   Law dictionary

  • discredit — [v1] blame, detract from blow up*, bring into disrepute, bring to naught, censure, defame, degrade, destroy, disconsider, disesteem, disfavor, disgrace, dishonor, disparage, disprove, explode, expose, frown upon*, knock bottom out of*, mudsling* …   New thesaurus

  • Discredit — Dis*cred it, n. [Cf. F. discr[ e]dit.] 1. The act of discrediting or disbelieving, or the state of being discredited or disbelieved; as, later accounts have brought the story into discredit. [1913 Webster] 2. Hence, some degree of dishonor or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • discredit — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun VERB + DISCREDIT ▪ bring, reflect ▪ By telling lies he brought discredit upon the Army. ▪ Your failure reflects no discredit upon you you did your best. ▪ bring sth into …   Collocations dictionary

  • discredit — 1. verb 1) an attempt to discredit him and his company Syn: bring into disrepute, disgrace, dishonor, damage the reputation of, blacken the name of, put/show in a bad light, reflect badly on, compromise, stigmatize, smear, tarnish, taint, slur 2) …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • discredit — 1. verb 1) an attempt to discredit him Syn: bring into disrepute, disgrace, dishonour, blacken the name of, put/show in a bad light, compromise, smear, tarnish; N.Amer. slur 2) that theory has been discredited Syn: disprove …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • discredit — I. n. 1. Doubt, question, loss of credit or credence. 2. Disrepute, dishonor, disgrace, reproach, opprobrium, obloquy, odium, ignominy, ill repute. II. v. a. 1. Disbelieve, give no credit to, place no confidence in, refuse credence to, question,… …   New dictionary of synonyms

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