HyperDic: cheapen

English > 1 sense of the word cheapen:
VERBchangecheapen, degradelower the grade of something
cheapen > pronunciation
Soundschiy'pahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > cheapen: 1 sense > verb 1, change
MeaningLower the grade of something; reduce its worth.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymdegrade
Narrowerdevalue, devaluateRemove the value from
Broaderworsen, aggravate, exacerbate, exasperatemake worse
Spanishabaratar, degradar
Catalanabaratir, degradar-se, degradar

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