discredit

/dɪsˈkrɛdət/

  • Verb
  • to cause (someone or something) to seem dishonest or untrue
    1. The prosecution discredited the witness by showing that she had lied in the past.
    2. Many of his theories have been thoroughly discredited.
  • to damage the reputation of (someone)
    1. an attempt to discredit the governor
  • Noun
  • loss of reputation or respect
    1. His criminal activities brought discredit on/upon/to his family.
    2. This scandal has brought the whole enterprise into lasting discredit.
    3. To our discredit, we failed to offer help when it was most needed.

Những từ liên quan với DISCREDIT

distrust, defame, disgrace, reject, exposé, ruin, shoot, smear, disparage, disprove, explode, degrade, destroy