Synonyms of downgrade in English:

downgrade


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verb

1‘there were plans to make six staff redundant and to downgrade three others’

SYNONYMS

demote, lower, lower in status, lower in rank, reduce in rank, reduce in importance

relegate

North American informal bust

archaic degrade

ANTONYMS

upgrade, promote

2‘I have no wish to downgrade their achievement’

SYNONYMS

disparage, denigrate, detract from, run down, decry, belittle, make light of, minimize, defame

North American informal bad-mouth

ANTONYMS

praise, talk up