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- to take away or detract from
his recent outburst will surely derogate from his reputation some
- to act in a manner below oneself; to go astray
- to belittle; disparage
the children derogated the new girl to the point of tears
- (archaic) debased
- The Nuttall Encyclopedia
Der"o*gate (?), v. t. [imp. &
p. p. Derogated (?); p. pr. & vb.
n. Derogating (?).] [L. derogatus, p. p. of
derogare to derogate; de- + rogare to ask, to
ask the people about a law. See Rogation.] 1.
To annul in part; to repeal partly; to restrict; to limit the
action of; -- said of a law.
By several contrary customs, . . . many of the civil
and canon laws are controlled and derogated.
Sir M. Hale.
2. To lessen; to detract from; to disparage;
to depreciate; -- said of a person or thing. [R.]
Anything . . . that should derogate, minish, or
hurt his glory and his name. Sir T. More.
Der"o*gate (?), v. i.
1. To take away; to detract; to withdraw; --
usually with from.
If we did derogate from them whom their
industry hath made great. Hooker.
It derogates little from his fortitude, while
it adds infinitely to the honor of his humanity.
2. To act beneath one-s rank, place, birth,
or character; to degenerate. [R.]
You are a fool granted; therefore your issues, being
foolish, do not derogate. Shak.
Would Charles X. derogate from his ancestors?
Would he be the degenerate scion of that royal line?
Der"o*gate (?), n. [L.
derogatus, p. p.] Diminished in value; dishonored;
degraded. [R.] Shak.
- Webster's Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
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