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Synonyms for demote
dɪˈmoʊt

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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, 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)

    Antonyms:
    promote

  3. demote(verb)

    Antonyms:
    promote

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    downgrade, degrade, degradation

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How to use demote in a sentence?

  1. Israel Salanter:

    Promote yourself, but do not demote another.

  2. Emeasoba George:

    Adversity is designed to eventually promote you never to demote you, strenghten you never to weaken you and make you never to mar you.

  3. Pat Toomey:

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

  4. Donald Trump:

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


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