English to Samoan Meaning :: defame

Defame :
taʻuleagaina
- taʻuleagainadefameddefamesdefaming
 

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Verb(1) charge falsely or with malicious intent; attack the good name and reputation of someone

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(1) In the absence of that, it seems to me a political view that doesn't vilify anybody, doesn't defame anybody.(2) I must respectfully insist that you either substantiate these claims - which you cannot do because they are false - or publicly apologize for attempting to defame my character and damage my reputation.(3) This " cyber terrorism " is not only designed to slander and defame opponents, but also attacks their characters and threatens their properties and even family members.(4) People expect journalists to be careful when they write articles, but, unless they defame a person, they are not liable in negligence to somebody who may be affected by their article, because they do not owe that person a duty of care.(5) What public policy is served by inaccurate reports of court proceedings which defame people?(6) Mamase's accusations are clearly untrue and they must therefore have been made maliciously and with an intention to defame me.(7) For example, you and I cannot, merely by agreement between us, agree to defame someone else or to infringe on someone's trademarks.(8) I recall Edward feeling frustrated and exasperated with this new attempt to defame him and discredit his work, but as usual, the attempt failed.(9) The defamer might be willing to publish an apology; but to do so would be an act of grace on his part.(10) Putting it another way, in such circumstances the defamer cannot be said to be ÔÇÿtelling deliberate and injurious falsehoodsÔÇÖ.(11) If the contents of the publication are untrue the law of defamation provides prohibition.(12) However, those behind the site make it clear that it is not intended as a forum for ÔÇÿabusing, accusing, slandering or defaming anyoneÔÇÖ.(13) There was an issue as to whether the article was defamatory of the plaintiff at all.(14) The tort of defamation protects a person from untrue imputations which harm his reputation with others.(15) A legal expert here yesterday said that people who were e-mailing details of the allegations to friends and colleagues were engaging in libel, by defaming the players.(16) She alleged that the article defamed her both personally and in her office as a magistrate and pleaded 3 false innuendos.
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(1) defame ::
taʻuleagaina
Synonyms
Verb
1. libel ::
taʻu faʻaleaga
2. slander ::
taʻuga faʻaleaga
3. malign ::
malign
4. cast aspersions on ::
lafo i aspersions
5. smear ::
nini
6. traduce ::
traduce
7. give someone a bad name ::
tuuina atu e se tasi se igoa leaga
9. speak ill of ::
tautala maʻi o
10. vilify ::
vilify
11. besmirch ::
besmirch
12. stigmatize ::
stigmatize
13. disparage ::
faaleaga
14. denigrate ::
taʻufaatauvaaina
15. discredit ::
faaleaga
16. decry ::
decry
17. do a hatchet job on ::
faia se galuega toi i
18. drag through the mud ::
toso e ala i le palapala
19. slur ::
slur
21. dis ::
aoaiga
22. talk smack ::
talanoa smack
23. calumniate ::
calumniate
Antonyms
1. absolve ::
absolve
2. acquit ::
taʻumamā
3. clear ::
manino
4. exculpate ::
exculpate
5. exonerate ::
exonerate
6. vindicate ::
faʻamaonia
Different Forms
defame, defamed, defames, defaming
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