Synonyms and Antonyms of demote

  1. to bring to a lower grade or rank <the court-martial's decision was to demote the officer responsible for the failed mission> Synonyms break, bust, degrade, disrate, downgrade, reduce Related Words can, cashier, dismiss, downsize, fire, lay off, sack; abase, debase, demean, humble, humiliate, lower Near Antonyms hire Antonyms advance, elevate, promote, raise

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