Đồng nghĩa của run down

Alternative for run down

Verb

To discover through studying or searching
find discover determine detect locate learn get ascertain descry rummage track down find out turn up ferret out root out dig up dredge up scout up dig out rout out scare up nose out hunt down hit upon hit on hunt up unearth uncover reveal bring to light spot encounter expose come across sniff out light upon see recognize perceive disclose identify discern catch stumble on smoke out chance on recognise pick up on notice realize espy strike distinguish acquire obtain observe light on meet with come upon happen upon smell out work out come to know catch on to pin down tumble to figure out suss out realise fathom out get on to wise up to pinpoint meet achieve attain gain search out bump into make out chance upon come up with hunt out stumble upon unlock luck into twig stumble across dope out get wise to get wind of the fact get wind of have an aha moment get wise to the fact think of look up read run to earth conceive retrieve edge out come by run to ground transpire track learn of unmask bring into the open tumble into be found become known pop up crop up localise get at hook trip over localize lay your hands on lay one's hands on trace zero in on come to light come to pass rumble hear elicit sense debunk explore glimpse comprehend look-see fix appreciate savvy get down pat grasp latch on to get a fix on size up confirm cognize suss diagnose become aware of register dig get the hang of double-check check take in check up on deduce make certain of make sure decide divine peg fathom wise up understand settle cotton on to verify intuit pick up make certain catch on tell get to know check out establish get down cold sight happen bump collar corral chance happen on pitch upon lay your hand on arrive at put your finger on tumble upon fall in with put one's finger on catch sight of run across stumble onto trip on lay fingers on run into note know apprehend pick out behold gather get the picture glean witness judge remark regard place view eye spy be aware of become aware look at get a load of be given to understand determinate slang apperceive infer conclude suspect estimate seek imagine seek out think fancy be informed single out be led to believe analyze interpret isolate diagnosticate contemplate be told point out believe analyse get the message surmise assume figure guess suppose assimilate follow presume decipher reckon decode become conscious of make compass become cognizant of clock anticipate deem catch a glimpse of substantiate hear tell puzzle out corroborate validate feel finger name have watch receive ponder hunt search for or out search get the drift ID survey evaluate gauge be informed of be notified of be made aware of ferret calculate smell find out about quest construe define get word be conscious of take gage taste consider be advised conjecture case speculate scent postulate visualize visualise expect extrapolate scan see the light lay eyes on set eyes on reason seize mark compute count be made aware hypothesize reconnoitre be cognizant of eyeball be told of get a glimpse of have sight of clap eyes on recce reconnoiter derive have a hunch presuppose predict sort out foresee grok get the idea conceive of hypothesise take for granted take it draw the inference make sense of come to the conclusion cotton to get an eyeful of dream up have on good authority produce get a hold of get hold of lay bare get wise secure procure know about look for find something out digest overhear buy purchase penetrate pronounce uncloak extract add up contrive sniff fish out lay hands on get possession of pierce spy out accept hear about take note investigate become acquainted with catch on to the fact be on to nail down clinch be sure describe hear of measure hear from concede home in on learn through be certain know for certain filter out weed out separate out identify problem appraise assess hold credit get the message about get the picture about just know feel in bones have a funny feeling catch the drift get the impression get the impression of feel in your bones get vibes feel in gut be with it have a feeling project count on recollect remember recall image vision envisage feature envision make a diagnosis explain translate rate quantify certify posit contextualize rationalize differentiate see through philosophize valuate rationalise foretell philosophise forecast take something on board feel for contextualise introspect unravel be aware of the fact that be conscious of the fact that become conscious of the fact that become aware of the fact that explicate flag see daylight become conscious get it untangle disentangle unriddle absorb know again put a name to label select know by sight mark out put the finger on call to mind formal pursue piece together get to the bottom of perceive the meaning of break down throw light on take to mean make head or tail of ruminate soul-search self-reflect reflect reflect upon make up your mind on key out decide on settle on key separate card tag unscramble unfold theorize hazard calibrate approximate premise button down tab get through one's head opine venture esteem predicate prevision call daresay imply get the drift of clear up make heads or tails of get your head round foreknow suggest forefeel meditate look inward self-question forage for chase down shop for pick guesstimate theorise dare say take a stab make a guess at hazard a guess take a shot think likely be of the opinion make an estimate of jump to a conclusion go out on a limb take a shot at form an opinion of take a stab at cook up have a sneaking suspicion of dare-say tumble cast about for hunt for cast around for research consult peruse search for brainstorm scour get wind monitor scrutinize think up scout study rack brains problem-solve think through think out figure something out find a solution to find an answer to conjure up mind heed surveil canvas comb forage examine inspect scrutinise keep watch on spy on peer at gaze at look on pioneer prospect stake out sift probe burrow keep a weather eye on keep a tab on keep under observation keep under scrutiny pay attention to keep an eye on eagle-eye keep tabs on keep one's eye on take a dekko at keep under surveillance watch like a hawk keep a beady eye on keep track of take a shufti at take a gander at skirr look around go over with a fine-tooth comb run reconnaissance give the once-over give a look-see give a going-over look up and down

Verb

To belittle or express disapproval of
denigrate disparage belittle deprecate depreciate minimise minimize decry diminish derogate dismiss discount vilipend diss trash dis knock ridicule criticise criticize vilify rubbish defame demean revile detract dispraise opprobriate downcry berate bad-mouth poor-mouth trash-talk play down put down talk down cry down write off kiss off speak ill of make fun of pan deride discredit dump on undervalue malign scorn slur slam slate underrate detract from slag off abuse have a go at do a hatchet job on asperse pooh-pooh underestimate scoff at sneer at trivialize pull apart misprize mock cast aspersions on roast downgrade trivialise drag through the mud hit out at treat lightly slight minify deflate pour scorn on hold cheap make light of take to pieces condemn tear down traduce slander marginalize do down marginalise bash pick holes in vituperate cut down to size attack calumniate disdain degrade flame rap insult lower pull to pieces speak badly of censure tear into rip smear sell short mudsling laugh off laugh at devalue contemn downplay take down take down a peg denounce lambaste blister libel impugn blast disgrace poor mouth scorch throw mud at sling mud at pooh pooh take a swipe at lessen humiliate look down one's nose at cheapen backstab despise badmouth understate squelch squash besmirch shoot down sour grapes sneer put hooks in blacken talk trash subordinate object frown disapprove discommend expostulate make little of knock off debase put away poormouth write down bring down give comeuppance knock off high horse take a dig at to denigrate find fault tear to pieces think little of criticize unfairly blame shoot full of holes cut to the quick bag pummel speak evil of throw brickbats at monster devaluate compromise pummelled skewer hammer lay into gibe gird twit jeer scoff taunt not go for spread lies about snub comment negatively mortify crush shame reject blacken the name of stigmatize stigmatise scandalize sully the reputation of blacken the character of scandalise take dim view of pillory execrate give a bad name rail against deplore rip up bad mouth inveigh against reprehend reprobate fulminate against excoriate carp at anathematize cavil at give black eye disapprove of animadvert complain snipe at hit rail hold forth against come down on tear to shreds mark down take away take swipe at throw stones at do a number on humble spurn discountenance fault clamor against find fault with look down on repudiate brush aside mistrust question disregard rebuff stain blot reproach underemphasize de-emphasize miscalculate miscarry set no store by disesteem reduce set little store by rate too low think too little of not do justice to gloss over do an injustice to not do justice be wrong about shrug off hold up to scorn turn up your nose at wipe treat with contempt sniff at slam-dunk wave aside express contempt undermine offend brand miff zing spatter loathe slap in the face skin alive cut up kick in the teeth give a black eye blemish chop push blow off insinuate cap hit where one lives detest abhor hate abominate dislike find intolerable neglect feel contempt for disrelish shrink from renounce not be able to bear not be able to stomach not be able to stand be allergic to feel contempt wipe out look down nose at eschew jeer at regard with contempt heap scorn on have a down on shun be repelled by have no use for

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To become, or cause to become, reduced in size or numbers
reduce decrease cut lower lessen downsize ease limit moderate trim curb downgrade downscale drop slash cut back cut down cut back on dial down scale down bring down ease off pare down wind down make cutbacks in diminish minimize curtail quell minimise attenuate keep down shrink keep to a minimum keep at a minimum prune taper deplete lighten mitigate alleviate temper abate trim back slacken couch axe mark down minify dry up decline restrain tighten devaluate qualify drop off dwindle impair dilute sink erode dent amortise wane ax take the edge off take down trim down depress tone down pare amortize roll back step down make smaller degrade taper off ebb relax tail off weaken de-escalate peter out slow down make less decrement cast down extenuate clip slim down retrench shave contract salami-slice depreciate whittle down rationalize knock down rationalise whittle away soften discount abridge shorten make reductions in narrow scale back check blunt subside economize on allay restrict cheapen wear away wear down truncate palliate assuage soothe devalue cut down on eliminate undervalue remove deduct subdue write down phase down write off ease up on slenderize dampen break deaden deflate demote abbreviate confine omit delete mute damp muffle slim whittle constrict scale something down turn down dock ration put down economize undermine sap make fewer halve cushion dull economise disempower reduce greatly cause to fall take the bite out take the sting out ratchet down take off round down damp down stifle retrench on roll down budget cut trim away phase out tune down get rid of do away with tighten up make weaker decay drain fade quiet droop settle slump degenerate waste rebate fall off calm down deteriorate evaporate run low crumble let up lose edge narrow down die down modify wither slack off tail away shrivel relieve lower in price cut in price make lighter lower the price of undersell make cheaper rein in put on sale calm subtract render worthless offer at a giveaway price reduce the price of peter shift disburden free disencumber empty mollify jettison levitate thin take eradicate upraise unload uplight change comfort unburden facilitate ameliorate disgrade demerit drive down put off throw out reduce weight pour out take a load off

Verb

Attack or criticize (someone)
cast aspersions on berate defame denigrate disparage impugn revile vilify abuse attack belittle criticise criticize insult slight censure condemn decry denounce fulminate against inveigh against lambaste malign pillory pour scorn on rail against speak badly of speak evil of speak ill of discredit libel slander bad-mouth bring into disrepute calumniate pull apart slur spread lies about stigmatise stigmatize traduce bash blacken the name of blacken the reputation of jump on knock lay into pan slam slate sully the reputation of take to pieces tear into throw mud at bag conduct a smear campaign against drag through the mud dump on give a bad name hammer hit out at monster pummelled pummel roast rubbish skewer slag off asperse contemn derogate do a hatchet job on have a go at throw brickbats at vilipend vituperate besmirch find fault with blast pull to pieces savage excoriate crucify pick holes in deprecate smear castigate arraign trash lace into rate reprobate cut up give a bad press to put down nitpick about reprehend carp at cavil at give some stick to flame maul objurgate reproach blacken animadvert on flay vituperate against reprove diss slash give flak to fault assail reprimand disapprove of chastise scathe slag sully tarnish find lacking dishonour scorch blister dishonor belabor blame belabour nitpick over dress down tear down dis find fault upbraid sling mud at lambast scold sledge taint bawl out do down take to task mudsling scandalize stain bag on scandalise tell lies about fling mud at nit-pick scoff at tear to shreds drag through the mire take down rebuke tear to pieces disgrace potshot complain about chide misrepresent haul over the coals lash denunciate tongue-lash dispraise chew out take apart pick to pieces give a black eye come down on sully someone's reputation cut down spread scandal about rip pick at run a smear campaign against shoot down cast a slur on tear a strip off blacken someone's name blacken the character of criticize severely debase rant at harangue carpet gripe about smirch curse grouch about whine about quibble about carp about moan about grouse about rap demonize back-bite demonise detract beef about bellyache about whinge about skin alive call down nag at sound off about deride lecture villainize belie pass strictures upon read the riot act depreciate backbite caricature detract from get at throw shade do a number on nitpick burlesque judge drag someone's name through the mud carp skin tear off a strip drag someone's name through the mire write false reports about mark wrong spread tales about hit drag name through mud be critical of be spiteful towards be unkind about be malicious about tear apart speak of with disfavour have a pop at animadvert upon lash out at pitch into go for the jugular brand bring discredit to pass judgment lash into scourge mistreat cuss dig caluminate voodoo jinx question gossip about trim zap clobber slug give bad press fluff cut to bits fustigate slog admonish score baste rag jaw keelhaul execrate call to account hold someone responsible hold accountable hold someone to blame complain to rag on rip up rail scorn give a talking-to blacken someone's reputation talk something down give something a battering give someone hell jeer at cavil rake over the coals lay down the law ream despise befoul accuse falsely sully someone's name injure the reputation of cast aspersion taint someone's name blacken someone's character tarnish someone's name soil someone's name badmouth stain someone's good name rail at give a tongue-lashing ream out slang anathematize give someone a roasting throw shade at accuse get angry with growl rile blot take exception to be hostile to argue against take issue with object to yell at cry down sail into bark at rip into tie into light into give someone a dressing-down beat up on tell off put a whammy on injure give a rocket defile damage muckrake offend lie about blaspheme strumpet defame someone's character plaster blacken name sneer sling mud run smear campaign shame degrade put zingers on cast slur on humiliate lower humble demean abase cheapen chasten sink foul ruin the reputation of disfavor pooh-pooh bring shame upon soil put in a bad light destroy someone's credibility expose disesteem compromise bring into disfavour disfavour damage someone's reputation besmear devalue show in a bad light show up reflect badly on diminish

Verb

To have come upon after searching, study, or effort
discovered learned learnt found ascertained determined saw seen detected realized found out noticed recognized spotted perceived revealed disclosed dug up achieved acquired attained dug out exposed gained obtained rooted out unearthed descried located nosed out sighted uncovered worked out came to know caught on to come to know discerned espied ferreted out got gotten heard rumbled twigged caught conceived debunked distinguished dredged up elicited encountered explored fathomed out figured out glimpsed got on to gotten on to identified observed ran down realised recognised routed out scared up scouted up sensed sniffed out tracked down tumbled to turned up doped out sussed out wised up to had an aha moment hit on hit upon hunted down hunted up lit upon looked up thought of gotten wind of got wind of got wind of the fact got wise to the fact picked up on gotten wise to got wise to stricken struck unveiled unlocked happened upon came across come across stumbled upon stumbled across chanced upon bumped into came by lucked into lit on came upon stumbled on ran to ground run to ground ran to earth brought to light come upon run to earth searched out smoked out chanced on picked up made out noted caught sight of intuited had a hunch read viewed felt eyed inferred scoped out stared at laid eyes on suspected peeked at clapped eyes on glared at got a glimpse of apperceived scented apprehended set eyes on regarded glanced at peeped at gaped at had a feeling smelt felt in gut caught a glimpse of clocked gazed at remarked spied picked out smelled heeded peered at gawked at studied surveyed felt in bones established deduced verified gleaned grasped comprehended understood digested pinpointed got a load of took notice of looked at fathomed fand figured got the impression got vibes met collared rummaged corralled happened bumped chanced added up confirmed contrived witnessed became aware diagnosed divined caught on got to know sized up tripped on fell in with happened on pitched upon came up with laid fingers on hunted out put one's finger on arrived at ran into smelt out ran across pinned down gotten a load of taken notice of gotten the impression gotten vibes readen

Verb

To summarize
reduce abbreviate condense summarise summarize abridge abstract consolidate encapsulate outline sum up boil down compress recap shorten skim summate synopsize trim truncate chop clip compile concentrate contract digest epitomise epitomize get to meat give main points limit narrow précis put in a nutshell run through recapitulate brief reprise go over wrap up review precis pare examine rip judge zap rave evaluate study slam assess discuss correct pan trash revise inspect weigh knock reedit give a rundown of write a critique give a summary of give a precis of take down give an outline of give an abstract of read through swipe at skin alive bad-mouth put down give the main points of give the gist of give one's opinion make a summary of give a synopsis of describe delineate draft indicate characterize adumbrate give a rough idea of draught touch on characterise skeletonize give a quick rundown on make an outline of capsulize skeleton give a rough idea lay out tell about give a thumbnail sketch of sketch cut sum retrograde rehash inventory cipher prune snip cut back cypher cut down restate reiterate repeat curtail edit telescope blue pencil shrink crop cut short pare down decrease compact dock downsize syncopate elide lessen diminish capsule minify constrict slash restrict get to the meat zip wrap-up sum-up capture expurgate bowdlerize record express come down to bowdlerise abort write a summary of make a outline of stop short make a résumé of make shorter take out cut out cut off dwindle estimate conclude close total get shorter minimise take up lop minimize bob excerpt retrench turn up recount make a long story short cut to the bone size up give a digest of put in nutshell run over paraphrase rephrase replay list enumerate reword nutshell get the measure of give a summing-up review the evidence summarize the argument summarize the evidence state again run through again cut to bone go over same ground go over again go the same round

Verb

Use up the supply or resources of
wear out deplete fray trash use up exhaust consume drain expend empty milk sap burn finish suck dry eat up draw down spend diminish bleed absorb attenuate devour dissipate impoverish slash waste squander frivol away run through get through dry up dig into go through wash up bleed dry empty out blow through swallow up draw run out finish up run up use utilize employ utilise fritter away have recourse to take last of put to use throw away avail oneself of exhaust one's supply of burn through reduce decrease evacuate lessen lower bankrupt play out cut back slim down pare down undermine weaken deprive fleece void tap clean out ruin clear finish off unload exploit vacate draw off purge unburden burn up squeeze wipe out siphon extract syphon strain dispatch dry eat break bust dispose of gut wreck make use of discharge pauperize guzzle expel disburden run out of bring to ruin bring down take up pump out enervate suck the life out of bring to its knees occupy blow pay out fritter dispel disperse gobble divert catheterize rid free strip destroy burn out annihilate liquidate ravage engulf demolish filter off get rid of free from get last drop envelop devastate crush make destitute decimate ruinate disencumber divest pump raze draft lay waste pillage beggar disfigure draught cripple financially reduce to beggary unpack release eject remove dump withdraw unlade disgorge decant leak leave pour out siphon off flow out make void clear out make vacant consume the contents of rush out remove the contents of

Verb

To assault, attack
impugn challenge dispute query question assail attack blast break contest contradict contravene criticise criticize cross deny disaffirm disavow doubt gainsay impeach knock negate negative oppose oppugn resist slam smear tar traduce trash traverse zap zing call into question put down skin alive swipe at cast aspersions upon cast doubt upon come down on cut to shreds pin on stick it to take issue with throw doubt on thumb nose at throw the book at refute rebut controvert counter repudiate reject disprove combat fight disagree with call in question object to disown disclaim counteract disallow disconfirm confute raise doubts about cast aspersions on go against cast doubt on thwart hinder suspect buck defy withstand mistrust distrust abjure disbelieve confront interrogate undermine dissent from inquire harbour suspicions about raise objections to enquire express suspicions about have reservations about express reservations about argue entertain doubts about harbour reservations about have suspicions about protest against feel uneasy about fly in the face of misdoubt have hesitations about wonder about puzzle over frustrate obstruct impede balk explode debunk discredit disparage argue with declare untrue naysay shoot down in flames disagree shoot down shoot full of holes brush aside repel check duel denounce be at variance with argue against baulk quibble over call in argue about violate demur against fight against take exception to disapprove of demur about come to blows with address be a dissenter from face down battle debate rebel against test face off stand up to tackle contend feud with call out litigate rally against remonstrate throw down accost investigate rival forswear infringe retract renounce breach eschew refuse give up weasel out of go back on word renig welsh drop out recant wash hands of renege worm out of disacknowledge transgress disobey fracture offend flout infract cancel dare reverse withsay withspeak differ overstep interfere with fail to comply with disregard interpose exclude encroach intrude trespass fail to observe conflict with spurn transgress against offend against interfere thumbs down cancel out say the opposite of refuse to accept have bone to pick take on ask quiz grill catechize demand look into put out a feeler question test the waters hit up inquire of probe compete struggle against vie face cross swords take a stand against dissent object disapprove struggle encounter clash quarrel wrangle strive protest contend with put up a fight against lock horns kick against take issue engage strive against bicker demur race wage war kick speak out against meet be against condemn do battle express disagreement with grapple complain spar be at loggerheads feud squabble push jostle except compete against express disapproval of inveigh war rebel scramble for take exception jockey for position be in opposition to be suspicious of make a fuss about kick up a fuss about kick up a stink about censure tussle skirmish brawl be at odds oppose strongly disaccord wrestle assault joust inveigh against have no confidence in have no faith in gripe expostulate tilt refuse to obey jockey deprecate quarrel with frown upon complain vociferously about be at odds with beg to differ raise objections be anti express disagreement go for tangle with speak against compete with mix it up with discount go for broke sound off kick up a fuss be in defiance of make a stand against kick up a stink take a stand put up a fight not credit not ratify not believe confound give no credence to not accept scuffle decline to support take up arms lock horns with refuse to support fulminate against rage against be unconvinced about be incredulous of ignore play off declaim against scrap lock antlers emulate counterattack prevent block expostulate about protest strongly at remonstrate about cavil rail against bear arms conflict play stickle dislike set at naught cock a snook at shoot for fail to agree with lodge a protest against thunder make a protest against have a dispute engage in conflict vie with quibble fulminate rail criticize severely jump on moan discord come to blows complain bitterly about go for jugular go for it join battle pit lodge a protest express disapproval match go after be hostile to campaign against go up against decline bombard revolt go head to head make a fuss disagree violently with have a problem with frown at make an objection dig your heels in put up an argument have a scrap set to stand up and be counted against have a dust-up have a barney go for the gold hold out against make a stink frown on set your face against go for the jugular discourage raise a question bring into question raise doubt part company with beat have misgivings about have doubts about lack confidence in feel apprehensive about take something with a pinch of salt contend against impune unseat start fighting be at odds with somebody take up on tourney discuss be in contention fail to agree be at variance be in dispute oppose action agitate against sweat be rivals match yourself against spare no effort scruple pit against set against make a nonsense of be in the running boggle have a fight raise your fists call something into question differ from diverge from trade blows enter the lists break a lance curse express objections thunder against answer retort express doubt raise doubts express doubts grouse mind express objections to think wrong not support not believe in shake one's head grumble be in opposition remonstrate against respond stop halt inhibit restrain stem go for each other come to grips box exchange blows ply weapons duke it out mix it up beef have a problem not see eye to eye reluct curb backtalk rant abuse revile upbraid rate jaw vociferate objurate fume castigate tongue-lash scold berate whip vituperate complain about kvetch grumble about moan about grouse about cavil at draw the line countervail stonewall scramble deflect be displeased quibble about crab discommend discountenance rant about beef about gripe about go-one-on-one raise objection disesteem kvetch about draw the line at bar defeat bawl out chew out kick up take great exception to campaign set one's face against dig in one's heels baulk at dissent with take up arms against blow sky high render null and void butt heads to fight bandy words chop logic refuse to accept the authority of kick over the traces come out against maneuver take issue with somebody juggle show manoeuvre event steeplechase collide bid attempt bandy essay try fence baffle foil surpass be at each other's throats take the field engage in combat be at war conduct a war engage in hostilities take the field against be in conflict march against shoot go to war fight like cat and dog grapple with skirmish with carry on hostilities make war clash with pit oneself against altercate row take tangle show jump spat cut and thrust brave try to beat match strength pitch oneself against seek prize match wits run for cope with participate in pit yourself against expose neutralise taunt gainstay neutralize withstay discept meet head-on haggle palter elude exceed in the hunt diverge go up against in contest nonconcur search out not countenance dig deep dig deeper deplore turn the tables run counter to battle against have words rip into each other be at sixes and sevens lay into let have it contradict each other shy divide pettifog vary stand up for fight back ward off struggle with keep at bay face up to fend off hold one's ground against remain firm turn down stand firm stand one's ground against hold off beggar content against give it one's all go one on one with be opposed to go toe to toe with face off against go eyeball to eyeball with be pitted against break with say nothing doing withhold assent express objection say not a chance say no way decry blame object strongly to animadvert nag recriminate rain be beyond mock scorn scout unbelieve not buy holler howl squawk mutiny neglect revolutionize desert pay no heed to set aside strike misbehave refuse to comply revolutionise not listen not heed riot break rules rise in arms go counter to take law into own hands recalcitrate not mind insurrect revolution be remiss break the rules shirk fly in face of evade pay no attention to run riot scoff at not swallow take with a pinch of salt take up the cudgels say no to make a stand back-talk make a protest express opposition speak out cry out be displeased by say no voice disapproval pick at find fault stand tug run cope have at shoot at push for deal with nominate yourself put up with put yourself forward knock oneself out make play for give one's all give all one's got

Verb

To reckon or calculate
compute calculate figure reckon cypher cipher enumerate measure tally total add up assess count determine estimate evaluate quantify rate sum work out add cast divide gauge gage multiply subtract tot totalize tote add together cast up count up figure out count heads count noses cut ice dope out keep tabs size up tote up tot up put a figure on take account of take one's measure number tick off numerate sum up put judge place make call tell foot figure up count off count out score summate aggregate account conjecture suppose guess number crunch find the sum of reckon up amount approximate square value appraise think of look upon weigh calibrate solve set guesstimate check consider rank assay size ascertain record cost fix resolve unravel decipher break regard scale price grade believe meter valuate peg metre adjudge weigh up look over establish do addition quantitate answer mark span crack class work something out classify survey think unriddle hold esteem surmise gradate deem work untangle prophesy predict view time deduce check out put a value on puzzle out foot up riddle out set down figure something out run over think through calculate roughly look into set at hold to be look on devise write formulate clock settle add something up audit plus balance combine put a stopwatch on realize clear up get a fix on specify put a price on tally up eye have one's number test figure in count one by one set a price on cast something up make out realise take stock of something pile up stack up price out take stock of cost out total up register analyse forecast adjust analyze foretell discern confirm identify put together get the measure of roughly calculate budget for make an estimate of account for decide on tallyho tale itemise catalogue inventory catalog rack up itemize note verify stand position categorize pigeonhole reckon to be put down as categorise guess at deem to be mark down as typecast make of think to be judge to be put down for button down tab tag find to be consider to be find out discover examine mark down write down explain plumb learn take check up on detect divine pick up keep score regard as view as take for see as reason suspect mete average portion read decide scheme outline budget plan expect tax think of as look on as interpret as measure out form opinion take account pace off set a figure take the measure of mark out take the measurements of disentangle dissect find an answer to find a solution to suss out find the solution to

Verb

To explain meticulously or in great detail
explicate clarify elucidate explain expound illuminate interpret clear up construe demonstrate demystify develop illustrate simplify spell out unfold unriddle untangle amplify appraise criticise criticize dilate enucleate expand expatiate comment on explain in detail get across make clear make explicit make plain work out enlarge upon tell why throw light on give the big picture put into plain English describe define decipher detail reveal unravel decode delineate translate enlighten shed light on point out break down gloss annotate show lay out put across communicate disclose tell educate make obvious make perfectly clear flesh out go into detail exemplify resolve elaborate express specify discuss analyze set forth analyse instruct uncover unscramble inform explain in simple terms expose put in plain English give an explanation of present convey edify render paraphrase recount clear discourse abridge characterize illumine reduce sort out diagram straighten out teach characterise expand on make easy disentangle report bring home run over draw a picture make easier clean up boil down make straightforward give the details of cut down get over give insight cut the frills break it down give an account of cast light on make understood put in the picture put in a nutshell get to the meat draw a picture of reduce to the bare bones get down to basics brief give insight into account for comment commentate impart talk about justify summarize give a commentary on emphasize add a commentary to reword summarise allegorize mark proclaim emphasise rephrase get through clue in throw light upon draw a map of fill someone in sum up dissect rationalize divulge narrate remark on rationalise exhibit put into words declare spell it out shed light set the scene enunciate make intelligible lay bare guide defog express in words paint a picture put in plain words show and tell point up convert anatomize pass on put over transmit make observations on relate offer proffer prove shed restate recast recite portray particularize advance frame propose propound assay settle state in layman's language metaphrase do into transpose shed light upon figure out dope out set out solve publish announce make known display discover formulate put forward explicitize expound on particularise give details straighten up ram home make see daylight explicitise highlight cut shorten order deconstruct chasten take apart facilitate disinvolve embellish extend upon add detail to expatiate on put flesh on the bones of go on about go into detail about go into detail on add flesh to clear the air augment evolve enhance put one straight let daylight in hit the high spots let sunlight in clean it up clear the air about get something straight build on build up add to make simple coach train tutor fill out prepare give instructions mentor show the ropes give the facts lecture inculcate supervise school counsel direct indoctrinate give lessons nurture advise drill give substance to stretch

Verb

To make emotionally sad or depressed
depress sadden oppress discourage upset daunt desolate dishearten dispirit distress deject demoralise demoralize grieve trouble chill dismay try afflict crush perturb shake aggrieve ail burden dash disturb drain harrow haunt mortify torment weary bother bug dampen abase beat cow damp darken debilitate drag dull enervate faze cast down reduce to tears weigh down cast a gloom upon get down make sad make unhappy beat down bring tears to your eyes bum out make despondent make gloomy turn one off weigh heavily on cause suffering to give someone the blues keep under knock for six knock the stuffing out of make desolate hang over harsh someone's mellow knock sideways bear down make your heart bleed make someone fed up pour cold water on throw cold water on break someone's spirit dampen someone's spirits dash someone's hopes break someone's heart bring tears to someone's eyes make someone's heart bleed unnerve subdue unman frustrate put a damper on worry throw deflate abash sap deter appall chagrin bring down disappoint vex alarm frighten scare devitalize appal weaken mess up beset petrify nag undermine humble lie heavy on plague make downhearted prey on intimidate disconcert disparage shock mar terrify horrify spoil affright get someone down psych out deaden get to stifle smother diminish pain floor curb harass hurt shatter squash gnaw at obsess devastate press disincline make dejected awe discomfort rattle be a burden to be a burden on unsettle bring low weigh discountenance take over startle consternate put off panic break one's heart terrorize shake up nonplus embarrass confound spook alarum take control of perplex terrorise weigh on knock the wind out of cloud harsh one's mellow make miserable castrate geld lobotomize desiccate dehydrate lie suppress overwhelm subjugate lower break flatten cast a shadow down deplore squelch lessen inhibit restrain overcome quell extinguish defeat overpower make one's heart bleed bring tears to one's eyes dampen someone's spirit dash the hopes of make blue dampen spirits drag down press down on wreck ruin take the heart out of shame dump bear down on damp down cast a gloom on bring one down overawe cast a pall over put into a funk tax harsh bully irk repress droop deprecate confuse prostrate stress strain inconvenience make dispirited make crestfallen humiliate indispose wound prey on someone's mind jolt incommode bedevil cause to lose heart overcharge enfeeble discompose put down sting concern discomfit amaze sicken scandalize disgust insult outrage astound disempower dampen someone's hopes surprise agonize jumble disarrange disorganize snarl muddle unzip disorder unglue cripple take aback throw a pall over gall cause trouble to hagride disillusion frazzle distemper distract undo unhinge exercise flurry fuss disquiet paralyse psych agitate derail injure disenchant pother disgruntle send up blow out blow up take apart scandalise dish it out stick it to give it to dish out agonise snafu let down foul up paralyze screw up put the wind up someone flummox dumbfound throw into a tizzy fluster throw off balance weird out freak out mystify fill with consternation bewilder louse up give someone a turn puzzle muck up take steam out hit hard knock for a loop gross out break the heart of scarify fright scare to death scare stiff scare the pants off make your hair stand on end fill with fear scare the bejesus out of chill off frighten to death frighten the living daylights out of throw into a panic scare someone out of their wits put the wind up scare the living daylights out of throw into a blue funk

Verb

To study or check into thoroughly
investigate examine explore research consider study analyse analyze inspect look into go into probe review scrutinise scrutinize look over sift audit delve into evaluate query appraise brainstorm case dissect enquire into eyeball inquire into inquisite interrogate prospect question scout scrutinate bug canvass excogitate frisk muckrake poke recce reconnoitre reconnoiter search spy survey tap test underseek vet wiretap check into check out check over check up check up on conduct an enquiry into conduct an investigation into deliberate on dig into feel out follow up go over listen in look-see make enquiries about make inquiry pore over probe into pry into read into search for take stock of weigh up brood over chew over cross-examine dive into inquire about look at look at carefully mull over nose around poke around read up on scope out search into size up sound out stake out suss out work over ask questions of be all ears do research into make inquiries about put questions to put to the test give something the once-over give the once over search the evidence concerning sift the evidence concerning subject to an examination try to get to the bottom of conduct an inquiry into view pursue enquire about find out about make an observation of spy on make a recce of make sure make enquiries into ask questions about chase up get back to make inquiries into check scan assess inquire enquire go through delve ponder dig discuss observe seek go over with a fine-tooth comb verify try assay screen weigh try out peruse watch determine cover overlook think about look contemplate experiment with tackle interpret oversee turn over monitor anatomize confirm read scout out comb find out fossick sample ferret in conduct investigations into hunt think through eye ferret about in ferret around in trial ask shake down poke around in con treat experiment rummage prove quiz estimate regard scour forage rake sift through pry look through give something a going-over rummage through give something a once-over take a look at identify leave no stone unturned sort through pick at fathom sound carry out trials on turn inside out turn upside down plumb gauge deal with penetrate kick around judge snoop deconstruct catechize measure gage cut debate scope parse look around concern itself with diagnose break down sort out experimentalize pick apart skim pilot root about in root around in rifle dredge troll see skirr fossick through scout around give the once-over rummage in ransack understand try on make a survey of roust around in rootle around in hunt through take a dekko at rummage around in scrabble around in put through its paces go through with a fine-tooth comb dig through try on for size give a tryout make a trial run be about concern establish pierce turn ruminate deliberate cogitate meditate revolve perpend compare canvas write about resolve separate candle sweep recon ascertain entertain peg grade patrol substantiate size report spy out describe clock wrestle with validate demonstrate have a look at spot report on pertain to have to do with think over search through ferret rate make a reconnaissance of take stock do research pan open up appertain to see how the land lies run through talk about peer prove out stack up palpate give something a look-see examine closely test the waters learn play around with make inquiries think out match up take apart case the joint dive in give details of scrabble about in dig in forage through rummage about in take a shufti round follow a line of investigation leave no stone unturned in grub about in fish around in delve in fish about in rifle through grub around in get a load of put under a microscope run over have a look-see look high and low hunt around in find out the lie of the land poke about in ask about winnow gen up revise rehearse practice repeat reiterate revisit keep an eye on check something out contextualize contextualise redact censor balance taste make enquiries divide discern perceive quarter get down to brass tacks traverse quest conduct an enquiry burrow into behold examine carefully stare perlustrate smoke nitpick dissolve sit in root sum up pass under review read up poll esteem unpack criticize comprehend unravel feel riffle through practise thumb through conduct research into figure range over pass through clarify certify note burn up criticise grasp look around in make enquiries as to run one's hands over take a reading of bone up read over mine dowse drill surveil look upon think of look on account for roast knock grill hit request look out keep an eye out deliberate about reflect on finecomb go through with fine-tooth comb grub rummage round in search high heaven beat the bushes beat look closely know get the lie of the land tell go after consult have a taste of ruminate about muse on lay bare attend to supervise grope scrabble seek an answer interview solicit decompose decompound correct count ensure carry out trials conduct experiments conduct research find fault pick holes superintend follow mind entertain the idea of sweat rehash give thought to eye up track take the measure of attempt essay endeavor strive look all round rake through turn out look all over for give something a whirl carry out an inquest into notice consult the archives look up carry out tests do tests on deliberate upon meditate upon think on conduct a survey of put something through its paces see how wind blows send up a balloon dig down run something up the flagpole search high and low see how it flies put something to the test run idea by someone run it up a flagpole put someone through their paces put something to the proof put to trial fool with mess around futz around field-test road-test test drive practice with do tests test out put out a feeler meditate on hash over give it a go try something on for size put to the proof subject to an inspection burrow reflect upon surf glass glance over make sure of look see keep account kick the tires apprise valuate undertake endeavour value seek information of hit up request information request information of seek information record register tally get to the bottom of nose round peer into nose about deal sieve riffle riff stare at gaze at flash browse rumble take soundings prowl around tell of ferret around be concerned with skim through take a gander cast an eye over look something up and down glance at dip into run your eye over look up and down have a good look at drain select sort colander clean recognize commentate on broadcast details of write up treat of address relate to give a go take a shot at take a stab at pronounce pinpoint distinguish detail affect involve document stickybeak regulate write an account of reconsider be connected with refer to reference peep peek poozle touch on encompass be regarding detect discover put through a sieve reexamine overhaul debug look round do give an account of provide details of contend with expound on give the facts on give a rundown of recount be in connection with give details on swot up on take a course in strip down take classes in give something a check-up re-examine be taught determinate diagnosticate place depict talk through comprise of embody explain apply to confer on be relevant to comment on speak about bear upon inform of bring up take on have a bearing on enquire impertinently into inquire impertinently into snoop about in be inquisitive about investigate impertinently be nosy about snoop around in snoop round in be inquisitive be curious about be a busybody ferret about ferret out eavesdrop on be curious be nosy recognise track down make out make a diagnosis identify problem run reconnaissance take in look out for set eyes on look for rustle up make a reconnaissance

Verb

To reduce to dishonour or disgrace
degrade demean cheapen debase disgrace humble humiliate shame abase corrupt discredit injure prostitute devalue dishonour mortify pervert reduce bastardise bastardize canker chasten damage debauch demoralise demoralize deprave deteriorate dishonor foul harm lessen lower mar poison profane sink smirch subvert vitiate warp brutalise brutalize dehumanise dehumanize desensitise desensitize spoil undermine weaken belittle bemean decry derogate destroy detract diminish disparage mudsling pan slam take down bring shame to cast down cut down lower the status of put down shoot down tear down cut down to size take down a peg crush embarrass subdue discomfit abash chagrin deflate denigrate squash quash own rip snub discountenance smear blister break wither confound vanquish downplay confuse show up bring down make ashamed bring low play down put to shame cause to lose face cause to feel small put out of countenance make someone eat humble pie take the wind out of someone's sails make a fool of make someone eat crow settle someone's hash take down a peg or two put someone in their place taint stigmatize tarnish blacken stigmatise ridicule defile blot drag through the mud give a black eye blemish expose downgrade brand flatten give a bad name reproach disconcert cast a slur silence upset squelch overcome demote make uncomfortable make someone feel ashamed drag down pull down put away strike dumb show in a bad light get the better of have the last laugh on pop one's balloon make eat dirt put one away make one feel small cut to the quick bring down a peg reduce the status of force to eat humble pie stain sully defame besmirch slander scandalize spot besmear desecrate disfavor disrespect disfavour slur disregard deride scandalise attaint mock libel reflect badly on drag through the mire bring shame upon lose face bring shame on put in a bad light give a bad name to tar and feather bring into disrepute

Verb

To subject to contemptuous and dismissive language or behavior
twit ridicule scorn taunt tease banter deride jeer caricature cartoon chaff deflate expose fleer gibe haze humiliate jape jest jive jolly josh kid lampoon laugh mimic mock needle pan parody pooh-pooh quiz rag rally raz rib ride roast satirise satirize scoff scout sneer takeoff travesty unmask laugh at put down rail at send up show up make a laughing-stock pull one's leg make a fool of make a game of make fun of poke fun at burlesque razz flout pillory skewer chiack jibe scoff at jeer at jibe at sneer at wind up rag on make jokes about goof on treat with contempt be sarcastic about poke mullock at heap scorn on laugh out of court make sport of expose to ridicule shoot down hold up to ridicule take the mickey out of laugh to scorn make a monkey out of flout at hold up to shame make someone a laughing stock take the piss out of sling off at insult disdain slight belittle affront contemn heckle disparage treat contemptuously boo gird slam pour scorn on knock hoot dismiss dis torment quip outrage despise catcall detract hiss discount make a monkey of gibe at decry cock a snook at shout down blow raspberries sniff at disrespect offend spurn revile reject lout slap jab dig slur guy barrack show contempt dump on snigger crack grin underrate swipe leer dump make light of whistle show contempt for thumb nose at shriek howl rank out sneeze at quip at hold in contempt give Bronx cheer turn up one's nose look down on denigrate wound snicker smile vilify diss rot detract from buffoon wind someone up joke provoke tear to pieces take off imitate do a number on goad hassle make a joke of bait snicker at snigger at get at sledge curl one's lip smile at reproach bother criticise upbraid tantalise twitter criticize tantalize hector cut down holler raspberry trash-talk slag off swipe at abuse be scornful about disbelieve discredit disregard fleer at scout at interrupt play down repudiate rebuff brush aside dig at shout disapproval shout at shout disapproval at comeback hiss at boo at hoot at whistle at snipe catcall at bite one's thumb at blow raspberries at wipe slam-dunk wave aside make little of undermine shout call names poke fun put on be contemptuous of condemn scream make a crack yell cry give a hard time express contempt make cutting remarks about say contemptuously turn up your nose hold up to scorn turn up your nose at roar whoop curl one's lip at guffaw turn your nose up at cry out treat with disdain laugh in the face of

Verb

Tell someone about something
recount describe narrate relate tell report recite rehearse delineate depict portray detail enumerate repeat communicate convey give an account of outline paint present retail unfold chart chronicle impart itemise itemize list relay catalog catalogue cite particularise particularize set forth specify echo picture recap recapitulate rehash state track unload verbalise verbalize play back run through say again tell the story of break a story give an account run by again numerate name tick off set out reel off spell out rattle off check off run off share spin reveal divulge disclose express retell sling spill transmit speak about schedule spill the beans shoot the breeze clue one in spin a yarn give the word let one's hair down get off one's chest lay it on the line tabulate enroll document tally arrange note bill alphabetize poll enrol calender minute mention quote set down lay out write down identify break down keep count button down make a list of note down give summarize inventory sum summarise specialize specialise figure count noses keep tabs take account of make known declare announce proclaim explain broadcast spread utter indicate inform instance tell of pass on represent discuss publish refer to say show point out touch on advance speak sketch put forward comment on deliver evoke circulate cover expose let on about allude to declaim bring up illustrate enunciate advert to touch upon promulgate perform propound regurgitate introduce offer reference adduce characterize raise make public notice record soliloquize review articulate epitomize point to make reference to address uncover transfer render expound characterise exhibit elucidate designate spout display define intimate go over advise orate acknowledge transfuse epitomise give details of report on conduct moot parrot testify number exemplify account for drop individualise individualize break talk about give details do remark on speak of voice call attention to repeat from memory reiterate restate frame register expatiate discourse brief draw proffer elaborate deal with unbosom analyse disseminate explore propose interpret acquaint denote air fill in clue in hold forth explicate signify trumpet discover analyze treat open up keep posted blab count go into conjure up notify individuate publicize broach break the news provide details give a rundown of canvas reproduce circumstantiate invoke publicise provide details of give details on inform of hand on give the facts give the facts on embody advert write up put out talk through get down to brass tacks make mention of let anyone know of trace follow monitor leak descant voice-over send log tell about sketch out graph post let somebody in on tell a story give a report of enter clarify infer hint at herald blazon give an explanation of intone chant speak briefly of din act chime iterate ready decipher resolve solve wire adumbrate cable let someone know of reenact test hone experiment bring word on bring word communicate information write advertise suggest advertize bespout say aloud intonate cantillate daven trot out clear up figure out dope out tweet evidence extract go through answer dramatize enlarge reply dramatise enact commentate on let on let out ring up get across get through illustrate with draw attention to excerpt allege appeal to lay give as an example remember give as example reminisce sum up class stamp brand style feature write about broadcast details of publish details of be about stipulate say parrot-fashion read aloud speak publicly examine scrutinize write an account of canvass argue pigeonhole symbolise typify peg model personify categorize character typecast symbolize classify instruct admit teach embellish give a report give verbal account do your party piece run over synopsize digest reprise abstract encapsulate ventilate mark constitute produce image catch capture limn put into words rephrase paraphrase replay reword draw up relate to paint in words assert give a description of