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==English==
[[Categoria:Anglese]]
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===Etymology===
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From Old French ''[[abaissier]]'', from ''[[a-]]'' + {{term|baissier||to lower}}, from Late Latin {{term|bassus||short}}.
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===Pronunciation===
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* UK: {{IPA|/əˈbeɪs/}}
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* {{audio|en-us-abase.ogg|Audio (US)}}
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* {{rhymes|eɪs}}
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===Verb===
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{{en-verb|abas|ing}}
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# {{archaic}} To [[lower]] physically or [[depress]]; to [[stoop]]; to throw or cast down; as, to ''abase'' the eye.
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#: ''"Saying so, he '''abased''' his lance''." - ''[[w:Thomas Shelton|Thomas Shelton]]''
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# To cast down or to lower, as in rank, office, condition in life or [[estimation]] of [[worthiness]], so as to hurt feelings or cause pain; to depress; to [[humiliate]]; to [[humble]]; to [[degrade]].
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#: ''"Whosoever exalteth himself shall be '''abased'''''." - ''Luke 14:11''
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====Synonyms====
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* [[debase]]
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* [[degrade]]
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====Antonyms====
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* [[promote]]
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====Derived terms====
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* [[abasedly]]
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* [[abasement]]
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* [[abaser]]
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====Translations====
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{{trans-top|to lower so as to hurt feelings}}
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* Bulgarian: {{t|bg|унижавам, понижавам|sc=Cyrl}}
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* Danish: [[ydmyge]]
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* Dutch: {{t-|nl|vernederen}}
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* Finnish: {{t+|fi|alentaa}}, {{t-|fi|nöyryyttää}}
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* French: {{t+|fr|baisser}}, {{t+|fr|abaisser}}, {{t+|fr|rabaisser}}, {{t+|fr|humilier}}
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* German: {{t+|de|erniedrigen}}
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* Greek: {{t+|el|εξευτελίζω|sc=Grek}}
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* Icelandic: [[auðmýkja]], [[niðurlægja]]
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* [[Ido]]: [[abasar]]
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* [[Interlingua]]: [[abassar]]
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{{trans-mid}}
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* Japanese: [[貶める]]([[おとしめる]], otoshimeru)
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* [[Lojban]]: [[tolnolri'a]]
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* [[Macedonian]]: [[понизува]] (ponizuva)
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* Norwegian: [[fornedre]], [[ydmyke]]
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* {{ttbc|Persian}}: [[خود را خوار شمردن]], [[خود را کوچک کردن]]
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* Portuguese: [[rebaixar]], [[humilhar]], [[abater]], [[abaixar]]
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* Spanish: {{t-|es|rebajar}}
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* Vietnamese: [[làm]] [[hạ]] [[phẩm giá]], làm [[mất]] [[thể diện]], làm [[nhục]]
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* Welsh: [[darostwng]], [[iselhau]]
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{{trans-bottom}}
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===References===
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* {{R:Century 1911}}
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* {{R:Webster 1913}}
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===Shorthand===
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* Gregg (Version: [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gregg_Shorthand#Centennial_Gregg_Shorthand Centennial],[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gregg_Shorthand#Series_90_Gregg_Shorthand Series 90],[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gregg_Shorthand#Diamond_Jubilee_Gregg_Shorthand DJS],[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gregg_Shorthand#Simplified_Gregg_Shorthand Simplified],[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gregg_Shorthand#Anniversary_Gregg_Shorthand Anniversary],[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gregg_Shorthand#Pre-Anniversary_Gregg_Shorthand Pre-Anniversary]): a - b - a - left s
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[[am:abase]]
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[[ar:abase]]
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[[fa:abase]]
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[[fr:abase]]
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[[io:abase]]
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[[it:abase]]
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[[kn:abase]]
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[[li:abase]]
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[[hu:abase]]
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[[mn:abase]]
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[[my:abase]]
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[[ja:abase]]
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[[pa:abase]]
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[[pl:abase]]
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[[pt:abase]]
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[[ro:abase]]
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[[fi:abase]]
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[[ta:abase]]
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[[te:abase]]
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[[th:abase]]
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[[chr:abase]]
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[[tr:abase]]
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[[uk:abase]]
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[[vi:abase]]
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[[vo:abase]]
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[[wo:abase]]
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[[zh:abase]]

Version del 02:30, martio 14, 2010

English

Etymology

From Old French abaissier, from a- + baissier (to lower), from Late Latin bassus (short).

Pronunciation

Verb

Infinitive
to Abase

Third person singular
Abases

Simple past
abased

Past participle
abased

Present participle
abasing

to Abase (third-person singular simple present Abases, present participle abasing, simple past and past participle abased)
  1. (archaic) To lower physically or depress; to stoop; to throw or cast down; as, to abase the eye.
    "Saying so, he abased his lance." - Thomas Shelton
  2. To cast down or to lower, as in rank, office, condition in life or estimation of worthiness, so as to hurt feelings or cause pain; to depress; to humiliate; to humble; to degrade.
    "Whosoever exalteth himself shall be abased." - Luke 14:11

Synonyms

Antonyms

Derived terms

Translations

References

Shorthand

am:abase ar:abase fa:abase fr:abase io:abase it:abase kn:abase li:abase hu:abase mn:abase my:abase ja:abase pa:abase pl:abase pt:abase ro:abase fi:abase ta:abase te:abase th:abase chr:abase tr:abase uk:abase vi:abase vo:abase wo:abase zh:abase

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