Discredit

Dis*cred"it

, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Discredited; p. pr. & vb. n. Discrediting.] [Cf. F. discrditer.] 1. To refuse credence to; not to accept as true; to disbelieve; as, the report is discredited.
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2. To deprive of credibility; to destroy confidence or trust in; to cause disbelief in the accuracy or authority of.
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An occasion might be given to the . . . papists of discrediting our common English Bible.
Strype.
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2. To deprive of credit or good repute; to bring reproach upon; to make less reputable; to disgrace.
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He. . . least discredits his travels who returns the same man he went.
Sir H. Wotton.
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