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Verb: detract  di'trakt
  1. Take away a part from; diminish
    "His bad manners detract from his good character";
    - take away

Derived forms: detracts, detracting, detracted

Type of: bring down, cut, cut back, cut down, reduce, trim, trim back, trim down