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downgrade

noun

downgrade

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of downgrade

  1. 1 to bring to a lower grade or rank increased automation resulted in many jobs in the factory being downgraded Synonyms break, bust, degrade, disrate, demote, reduceRelated Words can, cashier, dismiss, downsize, fire, lay off, sack; abase, debase, demean, humble, humiliate, lowerNear Antonyms hireAntonyms advance, elevate, promote, raise

  2. 2 to diminish the price or value of the company's filing for Chapter 11 downgraded the stock to the point where it was selling for pennies a share Synonyms attenuate, break, cheapen, depress, devaluate, devalue, depreciate, lower, mark down, reduce, sink, write down, write offRelated Words debase, demonetize; underestimate, underprice, underrate, undervalue; abridge, compress, contract, de-escalate, deflate, downsize, dwindle, lessen, moderate, shrinkNear Antonyms bloat, blow up, inflate; overestimate, overprice, overrate, overvalue; add, aggrandize, amplify, augment, balloon, boost, compound, dilate, enlarge, escalate, expand, extend, heighten, increase, maximize, multiply, raise, swell, upAntonyms appreciate, enhance, mark up, upgrade



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