Degradate vs. Degrade

By Jaxson

  • Degradate (verb)

    To cause, or to undergo degradation

  • Degrade (verb)

    To lower in value or social position.

    “Fred degrades himself by his behaviour.”

  • Degrade (verb)

    To reduce in quality or purity.

    “The DNA sample has degraded.”

  • Degrade (verb)

    To reduce in altitude or magnitude, as hills and mountains; to wear down.


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