Definition of Detract:
take away a part; lessen
Synonyms of Detract:
● Laugh at
● Cut rate
Opposite/Antonyms of Detract:
● Add to
Sentence/Example of Detract:
Excessive cairn-building, whether adding to existing cairns or creating new ones, not only mucks with that history but also confuses hikers trying to follow a trail, contributes to soil erosion, and detracts from nature’s beauty.
She was growing a little stout, but it did not seem to detract an iota from the grace of every step, pose, gesture.
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It does not detract from his merits, it rather adds thereto, that his brush was also photographic.
If I add that he is in one respect to be included among the most virulent, I do not necessarily detract from his value.
Nor does it detract from his fame as a man of genius that he did not originate the most profound of his declarations.
These instances I admit are exceptions, which detract nothing from science, which remains the rule.
The Nieuwerk did not detract from the imposing appearance of the southern faade, of which it formed the continuation.
We learn, too, that our remarks are in no way pertinent enough to detract from the value of the Jireh products.
In no way did they detract from the dignified grace of the magnificent hall.