derogate from - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [transitive] formal
present tense
I/you/we/theyderogate from
he/she/itderogates from
present participlederogating from
past tensederogated from
past participlederogated from
  1. 1
    derogate from something to make something seem less good, attractive, or important
  2. 2
    to fail to act according to something as you were expected to or as you agreed
See also main entry: derogate