abase

suomi-englanti sanakirja

abase englannista suomeksi

  1. alentaa

  1. Verbi

  2. alentaa in rank; nöyryyttää to hurt

  3. laskea, alentaa

abase englanniksi

  1. To lower, as in condition in life, office, rank, etc., so as to cause pain or hurt feelings; to degrade, to depress, to humble, to humiliate. (defdate)

  2. (RQ:King James Version)

  3. (quote-book)|edition=3rd corrected and enlarged|location=London|publisher=Printed for Edward Brewster,(nb...)|year=1657|page=106|pageurl=https://books.google.com/books?id=xSxYAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA106|oclc=951968144|passage=Our adverſaries object againe, that by praying that Chriſts merits may be made ours in particular, we greatly abaſe them. As though the Prophet ''(w)'' did abaſe God in making him his in particular, ſaying, ''the Lord is my rock, my fortreſſe, my God, and my ſtrength, my ſhield, the horne of my ſalvation, and my refuge'': (..)

  4. (quote-journal): A Study in Chinese Philosophy.|journal=Recorder and Missionary Journal|The Chinese Recorder and Missionary Journal|location=Foochow|publisher=Printed by Rozario, Marçal & Co.|month=December|year=1868|volume=I|issue=8|section=chapter VI (Politics)|page=158|pageurl=https://books.google.com/books?id=u8kWAQAAIAAJ&pg=RA3-PA8|column=2|oclc=974475719|passage=When a large kingdom abases itself to a small principality, it acquires that principality, and when a small state abases itself to a large one, it obtains service (or protection) under the large one. It is for this purpose that the small state submits, and the large kingdom annexes the small states for the purpose of uniting and maintaining the people.

  5. To lower physically; to depress; to cast or throw down; to stoop. (defdate)

  6. (ux)

  7. (RQ:Spenser Faerie Queene)

  8. (RQ:Cervantes Shelton Don Quixote)

  9. To lower in value, in particular by altering the content of alloys in coins; to debase. (defdate)

  10. (quote-book)|title=The Works of John Donne, D.D., Dean of St. Paul’s, 1621–1631. (...) In Six Volumes|location=London|publisher=William Parker|John William Parker,(nb...)|date=12 February 1629|year_published=1839|volume=V|page=450|pageurl=https://books.google.com/books?id=ENQOAAAAMAAJ&pg=PA450|oclc=23805845|passage=Though in the nature thereof, that with which a purer metal is mixed, be not base; yet, it abases the purer metal. (..) Though silver be a precious metal, yet it abases gold. Grace, and peace, and faith, are precious parts of our treasure here; yet, if we mingle them, that is, compare them with the joys, and glory of heaven; (..) we abase, and over-alloy these joys, and that glory.

  11. (quote-book), by Manning and Mason,(nb...)|year=1840|page=341|pageurl=https://books.google.com/books?id=Q1hDAAAAcAAJ&pg=PA341|oclc=317419051|passage=Her majesty &91;(w)&93; let them all to understand, that she never intended (God's grace assisting her) to leese the fruit of so famous an act, by abasing the coin of the realm, which she found to be for the more part copper, and had now recovered it to be as fine, or rather finer, sterling silver, than ever it was in the realm by the space of two hundred years or more; a matter worth marking and memory.

  12. (l)