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General dictionaries General (30 matching dictionaries)
  1. despise: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. despise: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. despise: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. despise: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. despise: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. despise: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Despise, despise: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. despise: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. despise: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. despise: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. despise: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. despise: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. Despise, despise: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. despise: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. despise: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. despise: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Despise (disambiguation), Despise: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Despise: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. despise: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. despise: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. despise: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. despise: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. despise: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  24. despise: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  25. despise: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  26. despise: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  27. despise: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  28. despise: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. despise: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. despise: Idioms [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. despise: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

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verb:  look down on with disdain ("He despises the people he has to work for")

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Words similar to despise:   contemn, despised, despisement, despiser, despising, disdain, scorn, hate, loathe, more...

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