- to remove or degrade from one's social class, position, or rank; lower in status.
Origin of declass
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Related Words for declasslower, debase, lessen, reduce, impair, downgrade, discredit, cheapen, demean, vitiate, degenerate, corrupt, diminish, disgrace, weaken, deteriorate, bump, dismiss, relegate, demote
Examples from the Web for declass
Historical Examples of declass
In 1905 Declass had had to go because the German Emperor wished it.
A man, a suspicious character, a declass, hears or discovers that there are important political documents in my house.
- (tr) to lower in social status or position; degrade
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