Debase in Scrabble Dictionary

What does debase mean? Is debase a Scrabble word?

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Is debase a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word debase is a Scrabble US word. The word debase is worth 9 points in Scrabble:

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Is debase a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word debase is a Scrabble UK word and has 9 points:

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Is debase a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word debase is a Words With Friends word. The word debase is worth 10 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

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Definitions and meaning of debase

debase

Etymology

From de- +‎ base, from Old French bas, from Latin bassus. Cognate with Spanish debajo (under, beneath, below).

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /dɪˈbeɪs/
  • Rhymes: -eɪs

Verb

debase (third-person singular simple present debases, present participle debasing, simple past and past participle debased)

  1. (transitive) To lower in character, quality, or value; to degrade.
  2. (transitive, archaic) To lower in position or rank.
  3. (transitive) To lower the value of (a currency) by reducing the amount of valuable metal in the coins.

Synonyms

  • (lower in character, quality, or value): abase, adulterate, degrade, demean

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Anagrams

  • e-based, sea bed, seabed

Source: wiktionary.org
  • to lower or degrade.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)