Definitions for discredit

Definitions for (noun) discredit

Main entry: discredit, disrepute

Definition: the state of being held in low esteem

Usage: your actions will bring discredit to your name; because of the scandal the school has fallen into disrepute

Definitions for (verb) discredit

Main entry: disbelieve, discredit

Definition: reject as false; refuse to accept

Main entry: discredit

Definition: cause to be distrusted or disbelieved

Usage: The paper discredited the politician with its nasty commentary

Main entry: discredit, disgrace

Definition: damage the reputation of

Usage: This newspaper story discredits the politicians

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