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Synonyms for demote
dɪˈmoʊtde·mote

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Wiktionary

  1. demoteverb

    Antonyms:
    promote

  2. demoteverb

    Antonyms:
    promote

  3. demoteverb

    Antonyms:
    promote

Editors Contribution

  1. derankverb

    verb derank (deranks, present participle deranking; simple past and past participle deranked) (linguistics) to inflect into a form that cannot be used in independent declarative clauses. in normal english speech one usually deranks "he should go" to "to go", as in "i told him where to go." (military) to strip of rank; demote. (more generally) to demote; to give a lower position within a hierarchy. (video games) to lower or remove achievements and skill level. to lower or remove an official ranking or accreditation. to lower the status or importance of demotion or derated works as it's the same verb but for different and limited applications

    i deranked so as to help boost my lower ranked friend's rank in a game

    Submitted by singhamshiva42 on April 16, 2022  

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "demote":

    downgrade, degrade, degradation

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How to use demote in a sentence?

  1. Donald Trump:

    I have the right to demote him, I have the right to fire him.

  2. Morgan Kahmann:

    Facebook uses classifiers in their algorithms to determine certain content… they call it ‘vaccine hesitancy.' And without the user's knowledge, they assign a score to these comments that's called the ‘VH Score,' the ‘Vaccine Hesitancy Score,’ and then based on that score will demote or leave the comment alone depending on the content within the comment.

  3. Israel Salanter:

    Promote yourself, but do not demote another.

  4. Pat Toomey:

    Pennsylvania Avenue would be a big mistake to attempt to demote or fire.


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