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noun as in a demoting

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If your site is an authority in your vertical and you saw declines with this update, what may have happened is not that you were demoted, but rather, Google was able to find value in some of your less authoritative competitors.

This site was absolutely decimated with the June 2019 core update that demoted many alternative medicine sites.

Google will undoubtedly take notice, and your site could be demoted.

That would be a promotion for Haskins, who after passing for 314 yards and running for a score in a 31-17 loss against the Baltimore Ravens’ stingy defense last month was demoted to third string and out of uniform.

With Allen out, the veteran will start next week at the Detroit Lions, and Dwayne Haskins, the first-round pick who was demoted to third string, will be elevated to backup.

Moving to Hulu like Larry King could give him free rein—but is that too much of a demotion from venerable Tonight?

Any infraction of the rules could bring demotion or reassignment to another city, which proved tough on families and very costly.

He just felt that he was reasonably secure against promotion, and that he need not be afraid of "demotion."


On this page you'll find 5 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to demotion, such as: degradation, lowering, reduction, and downgrading.

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