Origin of detract
OTHER WORDS FROM detractde·tract·ing·ly, adverbde·trac·tor, nounun·de·tract·ing, adjectiveun·de·tract·ing·ly, adverb
How to use detract in a sentence
However, we shouldn’t allow this shift in focus to detract from what’s really important – quality content.A marketer’s guide to Core Web Vitals and page experience|Jim Yu|February 18, 2021|Search Engine Watch
It detracts on what really is the significant thing that you should be focused on.How a retired Army Ranger helped Ron Rivera separate the interesting from the important|Sam Fortier|January 7, 2021|Washington Post
As tourist attractions across the country gradually reopen, many are attempting to craft bespoke safety procedures that don’t distract or detract too much from the visitor experience.At tourist sites, masking up without diluting the experience|Vicky Hallett|November 23, 2020|Washington Post
Other research, such as how being owned benefits or detracts from the wellbeing of the animals themselves, is less likely to do that and thus harder to get funding for, Delgado says.
This treatment, however, does not detract from the sweet and smooth flavor of the coffee.Gear to make every day feel like National Coffee Day|PopSci Commerce Team|September 29, 2020|Popular-Science
What is clear is that this trend is detracting from our system of government.Is the White House Too Politicized? A New Book Analyzes the Data|Jesse Singal|June 19, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Is putting on a little dog-and-pony show every now and then detracting from the feminist cause?
This uncompromising Realism, so far from detracting, only enhances the genius of this powerful novel.George Eliot|Mathilde Blind
Send to table without adding or detracting from their flavour.The Art of Entertaining|M. E. W. Sherwood
Let not this record of a boy's impressions be read as detracting from the luster shining about the memory of Margaret Fuller.My Friends at Brook Farm|John Van Der Zee Sears
The river, in full freshet, was very muddy-looking, detracting much from the beauty of the rapids.Through the Mackenzie Basin|Charles Mair
It adds to the color of Mr. Kingsley's pages, while detracting from his authority, that he is always and inevitably a partisan.