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DEMEAN, verb transitive

1. To behave; to carry; to conduct; with the reciprocal pronoun; as, it is our duty to demean ourselves with humility.

2. To treat.

DEMEAN, verb transitive To debase; to undervalue.

DEMEAN, noun

1. Behavior; carriage; demeanor.

2. Mien.