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One entry found for demote.
Entry Word: demote
Function: verb
Text: 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, downgrade, reduce
Related Words can, dismiss, fire, lay off, sack; abase, debase, demean, humble, humiliate, lower
Near Antonyms hire
Antonyms advance, elevate, promote, raise