Thesaurus

downgrades

noun
plural of downgrade

Synonyms & Antonyms of downgrades

(Entry 1 of 2)

2 a downward slope
  • the gentle downgrade of the parking area is designed for drainage

Synonyms for downgrades

Words Related to downgrades

Near Antonyms for downgrades

Antonyms for downgrades

downgrades

verb
present tense third-person singular of downgrade

Synonyms & Antonyms of downgrades (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to bring to a lower grade or rank
  • increased automation resulted in many jobs in the factory being downgraded

Synonyms for downgrades

Words Related to downgrades

Near Antonyms for downgrades

Antonyms for downgrades

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 for downgrades

Words Related to downgrades

Near Antonyms for downgrades

Antonyms for downgrades

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More About downgrades

Thesaurus Entries Near downgrades

downgraded

downgrades

downgrading

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Downgrades.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/downgrades. Accessed 1 Aug. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on downgrades

Nglish: Translation of downgrades for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of downgrades for Arabic Speakers

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Farm Idioms Quiz

  • cow coming home
  • What does 'poke' refer to in the expression 'pig in a poke'?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Typeshift

Anagram puzzles meet word search.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!