Defame: definitions, synonyms, antonyms, examples and more!

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Meanings Frequency Definitions Examples Parts of Speech Hypernym
besmirch 2 Charge falsely or with malicious intent; attack the good name and reputation of someone The journalists have defamed me!, The article in the paper sullied my reputation Verb charge
calumniate 1 Charge falsely or with malicious intent; attack the good name and reputation of someone The journalists have defamed me!, The article in the paper sullied my reputation Verb charge
defame 0 Charge falsely or with malicious intent; attack the good name and reputation of someone The journalists have defamed me!, The article in the paper sullied my reputation Verb charge
slander 0 Charge falsely or with malicious intent; attack the good name and reputation of someone The journalists have defamed me!, The article in the paper sullied my reputation Verb charge
smirch 0 Charge falsely or with malicious intent; attack the good name and reputation of someone The journalists have defamed me!, The article in the paper sullied my reputation Verb charge
asperse 0 Charge falsely or with malicious intent; attack the good name and reputation of someone The journalists have defamed me!, The article in the paper sullied my reputation Verb charge
denigrate 0 Charge falsely or with malicious intent; attack the good name and reputation of someone The journalists have defamed me!, The article in the paper sullied my reputation Verb charge
smear 0 Charge falsely or with malicious intent; attack the good name and reputation of someone The journalists have defamed me!, The article in the paper sullied my reputation Verb charge
sully 0 Charge falsely or with malicious intent; attack the good name and reputation of someone The journalists have defamed me!, The article in the paper sullied my reputation Verb charge
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How many meanings does the word "Defame" have?

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The word "Defame" has 9 meanings. The most frequent meaning is besmirch.

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What are the hyponyms for the word "Defame"?

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The word "Defame" has 4 hyponyms which are: accuse, blame, defame, indict.

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Is the word "Defame" very frequent in Wordnet’s lexical database?

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The word "Defame" has a maximum frequency of 2.

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What are the synonyms for the word "Defame"?

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The word "Defame" has no synonyms.

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