Definition of discredit verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    discredit

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//dɪsˈkrɛdət//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they discredit
     
    he / she / it discredits
     
    past simple discredited
     
    -ing form discrediting
     
     
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  1. 1discredit somebody/something to make people stop respecting someone or something The photos were deliberately taken to discredit the president. a discredited government/policy
  2. 2 discredit something to make people stop believing that something is true; to make something appear unlikely to be true These theories are now largely discredited among scientists. This new evidence discredits earlier findings.
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