Noun discredit has 1 sense
  1. disrepute, discredit - the state of being held in low esteem; "your actions will bring discredit to your name"; "because of the scandal the school has fallen into disrepute"
    --1 is a kind of dishonor, dishonour
    --1 has particulars: infamy
    Derived forms: verb discredit1, verb discredit2
,Verb discredit has 3 senses
  1. discredit - cause to be distrusted or disbelieved; "The paper discredited the politician with its nasty commentary"
    --1 is one way to
    dismiss, disregard, brush aside, brush off, discount, push aside, ignore
    Derived form: noun discredit1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  2. discredit, disgrace - damage the reputation of; "This newspaper story discredits the politicians"
    --2 is one way to disparage, belittle, pick at
    Derived form: noun discredit1
    Sample sentence:
    The performance is likely to discredit Sue
  3. disbelieve, discredit - reject as false; refuse to accept
    --3 is one way to reject
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody