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Synonyms for downgrade
ˈdaʊnˌgreɪd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. downgrade(verb)

    the property possessed by a slope or surface that descends

    Antonyms:
    upgrade

  2. downgrade(verb)

    rate lower; lower in value or esteem

    Antonyms:
    upgrade

Wiktionary

  1. downgrade(verb)

    Synonyms:
    ruin, degrade, revert, reduce, defame, demote

  2. downgrade(verb)

    To place lower in position.

    The stock was downgraded from 'buy' to 'sell'.

    Synonyms:
    revert, ruin, reduce, degrade, defame, demote

  3. downgrade(verb)

    To 'dumb down', reduce in complexity, or remove unnecessary parts.

    Synonyms:
    degrade, demote, reduce, ruin, revert, defame

  4. downgrade(verb)

    to reduce the official estimate of a storm's intensity.

    Synonyms:
    revert, demote, degrade, defame, ruin, reduce

  5. downgrade(verb)

    To revert software back to an older version.

    Synonyms:
    ruin, defame, degrade, revert, reduce, demote

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "downgrade":

    demote, degrade, decommissioning, demotion

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How to use downgrade in a sentence?

  1. Siobhan Morden:

    It was a mild reaction, but (S&P's move) was earlier than expected, and it increases the risk of a downgrade coming sooner.

  2. Pablo Cisilino:

    While it is true that a downgrade was priced in to a great extent, we still need to see clear indications of a turnaround in policies.

  3. Henk Potts:

    The Italian downgrade is a reminder that the European sovereign debt crisis has not vanished overnight, sentiment is still a bit fragile in the short term, investors need to be looking at a medium- to long-term time horizon in Europe.

  4. Kieran Curtis:

    A downgrade looks more likely than it did last week, the question is, if Turkey gets downgraded as a result of this instability does that affect the amount of financing available, and if so how does it affect the growth model?

  5. Ozgur Altug:

    Moody's seems to be more sensitive to political developments than other agencies. Moody's has kept Turkey's outlook at negative since April 2014, which is a very long period for a rating agency, so there is a sizeable risk of a downgrade.

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