HyperDic: attaint

English > 2 senses of the word attaint:
VERBsocialattaint, dishonor, disgrace, dishonour, shamebring shame or dishonor upon
perceptionattaintcondemn by attainder
English > attaint: 2 senses > verb 1, social
MeaningBring shame or dishonor upon.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
ModelThe performance is likely to attaint Sue
Synonymsdishonor, disgrace, dishonour, shame
Narrowerfoul, befoul, defile, maculateSpot, stain, or pollute
Oppositehonor, honour, rewardbestow honor or rewards upon
Spanishabochornar, avergonzar, deshonrar
Catalanavergonyir-se, avergonyir, deshonrar
English > attaint: 2 senses > verb 2, perception
Meaningcondemn by attainder.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Example"the man was attainted"
Broadercondemndemonstrate the guilt of (someone)
Spanishsentenciar a muerte

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