What does the word abase mean?

Usage examples for abase

  1. You must not abase- He had not finished, and Naida had scarcely risen, when the heavy door swung on noiseless hinges. – Astounding Stories of Super-Science, December 1930 by Various
  2. Why should he risk their new- found unity merely in order to abase Servia? – The Development of the European Nations, 1870-1914 (5th ed.) by John Holland Rose