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  • verbdowngrade, lower in rank
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Synonyms for demote

verb downgrade, lower in rank
  • bump
  • dismiss
  • relegate
  • bench
  • break
  • bust
  • degrade
  • demean
  • lower
  • reduce
  • declass
  • demerit
  • disrate
  • hold back
  • kick downstairs
  • set back

Antonyms for demote

  • hold
  • keep
  • elevate
  • fix
  • increase
  • mend
  • raise
  • strengthen
  • upgrade
  • improve
  • promote
  • rate
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to demote

break

verb. weaken, cause instability

breaks

verb. weaken, cause instability

degrade

verb. shame, humiliate

depose

verb. oust from position

downgrade

verb. lower in opinion or rank

downgrading

verb. lower in opinion or rank
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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