Translation of "degrade" - English-Spanish dictionary

degrade

verb uk /dɪˈɡreɪd/ us

to cause people to feel that they or other people have no value and do not have the respect or good opinion of others

degradar
Pornography degrades women.

to spoil or destroy the beauty or quality of something

degradar
Every day the environment is further degraded by toxic wastes.

specialized electronics If the quality of something electrical or electronic degrades or is degraded, it becomes less good or less correct.

distorsionar

specialized chemistry (of a substance) to change into a more simple chemical structure

degradarse
These chemicals quickly degrade into harmless compounds.
→ See also biodegrade

(Translation of “degrade” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

degrade

verb /diˈɡreid/

to disgrace or make contemptible

degradar
He felt degraded by having to ask for money.
degrading adjective

tending to make lower in rank etc or to disgrace

degradante
a degrading experience.

(Translation of “degrade” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)