Demote meaning

dĭ-mōt
To lower the rank or status of something.
verb
3
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To reduce in grade, rank, or status.

Was demoted from captain to lieutenant.

verb
2
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To reduce to a lower grade; lower in rank.
verb
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verb
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Origin of demote

  • de– (pro)mote

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition