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verb as in downgrade, lower in rank


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The report further argues that “Google has also actively demoted certain rivals through imposing algorithmic penalties.”

According to Wikipedia “At age 21, she worked for the Social Security Administration office in Oklahoma, where she was demoted after becoming pregnant with her first child.”

Murphy fiercely denies those allegations, but shortly after the reports were published, he was demoted from his position and reassigned to an administrative support role.

From Vox

For example, Bing might demote name-calling and offensive statements.

The Narendra Modi government also bifurcated the state and demoted it to two union territories of Jammu & Kashmir and Leh.

From Quartz

Obama or Congress could demote or impeach Jaczko within the next year; either move would be highly unprecedented.

Unless he has a good excuse I shall demote him, by making you first mate.

Billy Kasker wandered off for a few moments and I had to demote him.

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On this page you'll find 38 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to demote, such as: bump, dismiss, relegate, bench, break, and bust.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.