demote


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de·mote

 (dĭ-mōt′)
tr.v. de·mot·ed, de·mot·ing, de·motes
To reduce in grade, rank, or status: was demoted from captain to lieutenant.


de·mo′tion n.

demote

(dɪˈməʊt)
vb
(tr) to lower in rank or position; relegate
[C19: from de- + (pro)mote]
deˈmotion n

de•mote

(dɪˈmoʊt)

v.t. -mot•ed, -mot•ing.
to reduce to a lower grade or rank.
[1890–95, Amer.; de- + (pro) mote]
de•mo′tion, n.

demote


Past participle: demoted
Gerund: demoting

Imperative
demote
demote
Present
I demote
you demote
he/she/it demotes
we demote
you demote
they demote
Preterite
I demoted
you demoted
he/she/it demoted
we demoted
you demoted
they demoted
Present Continuous
I am demoting
you are demoting
he/she/it is demoting
we are demoting
you are demoting
they are demoting
Present Perfect
I have demoted
you have demoted
he/she/it has demoted
we have demoted
you have demoted
they have demoted
Past Continuous
I was demoting
you were demoting
he/she/it was demoting
we were demoting
you were demoting
they were demoting
Past Perfect
I had demoted
you had demoted
he/she/it had demoted
we had demoted
you had demoted
they had demoted
Future
I will demote
you will demote
he/she/it will demote
we will demote
you will demote
they will demote
Future Perfect
I will have demoted
you will have demoted
he/she/it will have demoted
we will have demoted
you will have demoted
they will have demoted
Future Continuous
I will be demoting
you will be demoting
he/she/it will be demoting
we will be demoting
you will be demoting
they will be demoting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been demoting
you have been demoting
he/she/it has been demoting
we have been demoting
you have been demoting
they have been demoting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been demoting
you will have been demoting
he/she/it will have been demoting
we will have been demoting
you will have been demoting
they will have been demoting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been demoting
you had been demoting
he/she/it had been demoting
we had been demoting
you had been demoting
they had been demoting
Conditional
I would demote
you would demote
he/she/it would demote
we would demote
you would demote
they would demote
Past Conditional
I would have demoted
you would have demoted
he/she/it would have demoted
we would have demoted
you would have demoted
they would have demoted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.demote - assign to a lower position; reduce in rank; "She was demoted because she always speaks up"; "He was broken down to Sergeant"
assign, delegate, designate, depute - give an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person)
sideline - remove from the center of activity or attention; place into an inferior position; "The outspoken cabinet member was sidelined by the President"
reduce - bring to humbler or weaker state or condition; "He reduced the population to slavery"
elevate, kick upstairs, promote, upgrade, advance, raise - give a promotion to or assign to a higher position; "John was kicked upstairs when a replacement was hired"; "Women tend not to advance in the major law firms"; "I got promoted after many years of hard work"

demote

verb downgrade, relegate, degrade, kick downstairs (slang), declass, disrate (Naval), lower in rank If managers prove inefficient they should be demoted.
raise, advance, promote, upgrade, prefer, elevate, kick upstairs (informal)

demote

verb
To lower in rank or grade:
Slang: bust.
Translations
يُنْزِل رُتْبَه
degradovat
degradere
lefokoz
lækka í tign
pažeminimas
pazemināt
rütbesini indirmek

demote

[dɪˈməʊt] VT (gen) → rebajar de categoría (Mil) → degradar

demote

[dɪˈməʊt] vt
[+ leader, employee] → rétrograder
to be demoted → être rétrogradé(e)
[+ team] → reléguer
to be demoted → être relégué(e)

demote

vt (Mil) → degradieren (to zu); (in business etc) → zurückstufen; to be demoted (Sport) → absteigen; demoted to captainzum Hauptmann degradiert

demote

[dɪˈməʊt] vtdegradare

demote

(diˈməut) verb
to reduce to a lower rank. He was demoted for misconduct.
deˈmotion noun
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