Synonyms and Antonyms of promotion

  1. a raising or a state of being raised to a higher rank or position <after 10 years at the company he was rewarded with a promotion to vice president> Synonyms ascent, creation, elevation, preference, preferment, advancement, rise, upgrade, upgradingRelated Words aggrandizement, ennoblement, exaltation, glorification, magnificationNear Antonyms deposition, dethronement, discharge, dismissal, expulsion, impeachment, ouster, overthrow, removal, suspension, unmaking, unseating; downfall, fallAntonyms abasement, comedown, degradation, demotion, disrating, downgrade, reduction

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up promotion? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).