Depredates vs Deprecates - What's the difference?

depredates | deprecates |


As verbs the difference between depredates and deprecates

is that depredates is (depredate) while deprecates is (deprecate).

depredates

English

Verb

(head)
  • (depredate)

  • depredate

    English

    Verb

    (depredat)
  • to ransack or plunder; to prey upon
  • * Francis Bacon
  • It makes the substance of the body less apt to be consumed and depredated by the spirits.
  • to engage in plundering
  • deprecates

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (deprecate)

  • deprecate

    English

    Verb

    (deprecat)
  • To belittle or express disapproval of.
  • He deprecates any praise of his own merits.
    They deprecated the attempt to deny aid to homeless people.
    She deprecated any action which might disturb the peace.
  • To declare something obsolescent; to recommend against a function, technique, command, etc. that still works but has been replaced.
  • The bold tag has been deprecated in favour of the strong tag.
    It is still supported but strongly deprecated .
  • (archaic) To pray against.
  • Derived terms

    * self-deprecating

    Usage notes

    * Do not confuse with depreciate.