dis·​rate (ˌ)dis-ˈrāt How to pronounce disrate (audio)
disrated; disrating; disrates

transitive verb

: to reduce in rank : demote

Example Sentences

several noncommissioned officers had been disrated

Word History

First Known Use

1751, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of disrate was in 1751

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Cite this Entry

“Disrate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/disrate. Accessed 4 Jun. 2023.

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