The demotion did not abase his credibility with his peers.
The mother-in-law would demean her, as a way to abase the young wife in the son's eyes.
You should abase yourselves as miserable friends.
The congressman refused to abase himself in front of his fellow politicians.
Don't abase your cousin by making fun of his accent.
Matthew would abase others in an attempt to elevate himself.
Although desperate for cash, I won't abase myself in this demeaning job any longer.
Elizabeth wouldn't deign to abase herself before her parents.