Cheapen

Definition of Cheapen

Cheap´en
v. t.1.To ask the price of; to bid, bargain, or chaffer for.
[imp. & p. p. Cheapened ; p. pr. & vb. n. Cheapening.]
Pretend to cheapen goods, but nothing buy.
- Swift.
2.To beat down the price of; to lessen the value of; to depreciate.
My proffered love has cheapened me.
- Dryden.

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