What is the meaning of the word 'abase'

abase - lower; degrade; humiliate

Some sentence examples which use the word 'abase'

  • When my brother behaved badly, my mother would abase him by comparing him to a bad puppy.
  • Have I abased my head.
  • My stepmother is an evil woman who likes to abase little children because she had a miserable childhood herself.
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