discredit

1. n недоверие; сомнение

to throw discredit on — поставить под сомнение

to discredit an expert — подвергать сомнению компетентность эксперта

2. n дискредитация, компрометация; позор

to our discredit — к нашему стыду

3. n позорное пятно, позор

a discredit to the school — позор для школы

4. n лишение коммерческого кредита
5. v не доверять; подвергать сомнению, ставить под сомнение

to discredit a report — не верить сообщению

6. v лишать доверия; подрывать доверие
7. v дискредитировать, компрометировать; позорить

to discredit oneself — покрыть себя позором

to bring into discredit — дискредитировать

Синонимический ряд:
1. disbelief (noun) disbelief; incredulity; unbelief
2. disgrace (noun) contempt; disesteem; disfavor; disgrace; dishonor; dishonour; disrepute; ignominy; infamy; obloquy; odium; opprobrium; shame
3. blow up (verb) blow up; debunk; disprove; explode; puncture; shoot; shoot down
4. defame (verb) defame; dishonor; disparage; slur; undermine
5. disbelieve (verb) disbelieve; discount; distrust; doubt; question; reject; unbelieve
6. disgrace (verb) disgrace; dishonour; shame
7. jeopardize (verb) compromise; endanger; hazard; imperil; implicate; jeopardise; jeopardize; risk; tarnish one's image; yield
8. rebut (verb) belie; confute; rebut; refute
Антонимический ряд:
accept; praise

English-Russian base dictionary . 2014.

Смотреть что такое "discredit" в других словарях:

  • discrédit — [ diskredi ] n. m. • 1719; de discréditer 1 ♦ Vieilli Diminution, perte du crédit dont jouissait une valeur. Discrédit des assignats. ⇒ baisse. 2 ♦ Mod. Diminution de la confiance, de l estime dont jouissait une personne, une idée. ⇒… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • discredit — DISCRÉDIT s.n. (Rar) Pierdere sau micşorare a prestigiului, a consideraţiei, a influenţei, a încrederii de care se bucură cineva sau ceva. – Din fr. discrédit. Trimis de RACAI, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  DISCRÉDIT s. v. compromitere,… …   Dicționar Român

  • discredit — I noun animadversion, aspersion, attaint, baseness, castigation, censure, condemnation, contumely, criticism, debasement, dedecus, degradation, denunciation, derogation, disapprobation, disapproval, disbelief, disesteem, disfavor, disgrace,… …   Law dictionary

  • Discredit — Dis*cred it, n. [Cf. F. discr[ e]dit.] 1. The act of discrediting or disbelieving, or the state of being discredited or disbelieved; as, later accounts have brought the story into discredit. [1913 Webster] 2. Hence, some degree of dishonor or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • discrédit — DISCRÉDIT, s. masc. Diminution, perte de crédit. Les billets d un tel tombent dans le discrédit. Ses lettres de change sont dans le discrédit …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • discredit — [v1] blame, detract from blow up*, bring into disrepute, bring to naught, censure, defame, degrade, destroy, disconsider, disesteem, disfavor, disgrace, dishonor, disparage, disprove, explode, expose, frown upon*, knock bottom out of*, mudsling* …   New thesaurus

  • discredit — [dis kred′it] vt. 1. to reject as untrue; disbelieve 2. to be a reason for disbelieving or distrusting; cast doubt on [their earlier lies discredit anything they may say] 3. to damage the credit or reputation of; disgrace n. 1. absence or loss of …   English World dictionary

  • Discredit — Dis*cred it, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Discredited}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Discrediting}.] [Cf. F. discr[ e]diter.] 1. To refuse credence to; not to accept as true; to disbelieve; as, the report is discredited. [1913 Webster] 2. To deprive of credibility;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Discredīt — Discredīt, Mangel an Credit od. an Zutrauen. Discreditiren, in schlimmen Ruf bringen …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Discredit — Discredit, Mangel an Zutrauen; discreditiren, jemanden um das Zutrauen bringen …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • discredit — 1550s, from DIS (Cf. dis ) opposite of + CREDIT (Cf. credit). Related: Discredited; discrediting; discreditable; discreditably …   Etymology dictionary

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