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Synonyms for demotedɪˈmoʊt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. demote, bump, relegate, break, kick downstairs(verb)

    assign to a lower position; reduce in rank

    "She was demoted because she always speaks up"; "He was broken down to Sergeant"

    Synonyms:
    crack, bar, give way, violate, break dance, give out, unwrap, fall apart, collapse, die, classify, transgress, founder, weaken, discover, snap off, stop, go, demote, break out, separate, split, give away, damp, smash, happen, knock, interrupt, offend, get out, fracture, relegate, bring out, soften, reveal, divulge, pause, let on, get around, bust, wear out, cave in, encounter, break-dance, check, break up, breach, break in, give, split up, chance, better, burst, go bad, break off, disclose, find, erupt, recrudesce, submit, go against, dampen, break down, break away, fall in, bump, let out, conk out, ruin, kick downstairs, part, infract, fail, come apart, bankrupt, develop, expose, break, banish, discontinue, intermit, dislodge, wear, pass on

    Antonyms:
    upgrade, elevate, raise, kick upstairs, advance, promote

Wiktionary

  1. demote(verb)

    Antonyms:
    promote

  2. demote(verb)

    To lower the rank or status of something.

    Antonyms:
    promote

  3. demote(verb)

    To relegate.

    Antonyms:
    promote

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List of paraphrases:

downgrade, degrade, degradation


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