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Wordnet 3.0

VERB (1)

1. assign to a lower position; reduce in rank;
- Example: "She was demoted because she always speaks up"
- Example: "He was broken down to Sergeant"
[syn: demote, bump, relegate, break, kick downstairs]


WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

kick downstairs v 1: assign to a lower position; reduce in rank; "She was demoted because she always speaks up"; "He was broken down to Sergeant" [syn: demote, bump, relegate, break, kick downstairs] [ant: advance, elevate, kick upstairs, promote, raise, upgrade]