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1. detract

verb. ['dɪˈtrækt'] take away a part from; diminish.

Synonyms

  • trim down
  • cut
  • bring down
  • trim
  • cut down
  • reduce
  • cut back
  • take away

Antonyms

  • inflate
  • deflate
  • increase
  • lengthen

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Words that Rhyme with Detract

  • counterattacked
  • transact
  • subtract
  • protract
  • overreact
  • inexact
  • extract
  • distract
  • contract
  • abstract
  • retract
  • reenact
  • medfact
  • diffract
  • compact
  • unpacked
  • repacked
  • redact
  • interact
  • intact
  • impact
  • exact
  • attract
  • whacked
  • tracked
  • tracht
  • stacked
  • snacked
  • smacked
  • slacked

Example sentences of the word detract


1. Verb, base form
Such suggestions can only detract from what could otherwise be a tranquil retirement message.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Brown pages absorb fingerprints that detract from appearance and value of book.

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