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Demote appears in the following palindrome (phrase that reads the same backward as forward):

  • So I dare to meditate, gibe, wane, pop a troll or tap open a web I get at; I demote radios.
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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb demote:

demoterelegatebumpbreak
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Definition of the verb demote

What does demote mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: demoted | demoting | demotes

  1. assign to a lower position; reduce in rank
    • example: She was demoted because she always speaks up
    • lexical domain: Activities - verbs of political and social activities and events
    • synonyms of demote: break / bump / kick downstairs / relegate
    • antonym of demote: promote
    • more generic words: assign / delegate / depute / designate = give an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to
    • more specific words:
      • sideline = remove from the center of activity or attention
      • reduce = bring to humbler or weaker state or condition

Alternative definition of the verb demote

verb

  1. [transitive] To lower the rank or status of something.
  2. [transitive] To relegate.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for demote

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Google previewNew Perspectives on Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007, Brief (2007)

by Beverly Zimmerman, S. Scott Zimmerman

of an outline item; demote means to increase the level of an outline item. 3. In the Outline tab, you can see the text of several slides at once, which makes it easier ...

Google previewCalifornia. Court of Appeal (2nd Appellate District). Records and Briefs

B064334, Other, 02 by California (State).

"Intent" to demote is a far cry from "intent" to terminate. Thus, when disapproving the "constructive knowledge" element of the Brady test, the Supreme Court unequivocally stated that, before a constructive discharge can be found, the employer ...

Google previewNew Perspectives on Microsoft Office 2007, Brief (2007)

by Ann Shaffer, Patrick Carey, Kathy Finnegan, Joseph Adamski, Beverly Zimmerman

of an outline item; demote means to increase the level of an outline item. 3. In the Outline tab, you can see the text of several slides at once, which makes it easier ...

Google previewNew Perspectives on Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007, Comprehensive (2007)

by Beverly Zimmerman, S. Scott Zimmerman

of an outline item; demote means to increase the level of an outline item. 3. In the Outline tab, you can see the text of several slides at once, which makes it easier ...

Google previewNew Perspectives on Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007, Introductory (2007)

by Beverly Zimmerman, S. Scott Zimmerman

of an outline item; demote means to increase the level of an outline item. 3. In the Outline tab, you can see the text of several slides at once, which makes it easier ...

Google previewIBM System Storage DS8000 Performance Monitoring and Tuning (2016)

by Axel Westphal, Bert Dufrasne, Wilhelm Gardt, Jana Jamsek, Peter Kimmel, Flavio Morais, Paulus Usong, Alexander Warmuth, Kenta Yuge, IBM Redbooks

Warm demote is the highest priority to relieve quickly overloaded ranks. So, Easy Tier continuously ensures that the higher-performance tier does not suffer from saturation or overload conditions that might affect the overall performance in the ...

Google previewFlip Dictionary (2002)

by Barbara Kipfer

coarse, common, crude, unrefined, vulgar lower: abase, abate, below, beneath, cheapen, debase, decreased, degrade, demean, demit, demote, depreciate, depress, descend, devalue, diminish, dip, disparage, downgrade, droop, drop, fall, ...

Google previewPansegrouw's Crossword Dictionary (1994)

by Louisa Pansegrouw

division, enclosure, limit, line, margin, separation demean abase, behave, conduct, debase, decry, degrade, demote, depreciate, discredit, disgrace, humble, lower, shame, vitiate demeaning menial demean oneself grovel, stoop demeanour ...

Google previewDictionary of Euphemisms (2008)

by R. W. Holder

demote maximally to kill one of your associates Espionage jargon. The victim's career as a spy certainly can fall no lower.

Google previewAlberta Elders' Cree Dictionary (1998)

by Nancy LeClaire, George Cardinal, Emily Hunter

degenerate Demote; passing from a better to a lower state, astamopayowin (NI). degrade ...

Google previewA dictionary of applied chemistry (1921)

by Sir Thomas Edward Thorpe

Br, C2H4Brs and other bodies ( Demote, ...

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Usage statistics about demote

The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English from the later part of the 20th century, both spoken and written.

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb demote:

demoterelegatebumpbreak

Comparison of usage frequency between the verb demote and its most common antonym:

promotedemote

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Demote Meaning

Video shows what demote means. To lower the rank or status of something.. To relegate.. Demote Meaning. How to pronounce, definition audio dictionary.

Quotes about demote

everyday
pain is poetry
please do
not demote it
to your
layman's prose
do not degrade
it to your
language of
abuse
let it stay
beautiful in our
hearts
we need it
to be that
way in order
to survive (Ric S. Bastasa)
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Scrabble value of D2E1M3O1T1E1

The value of this 6-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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