Definition of "demote" [de•mote]

  • (verb-transitive) To reduce in grade, rank, or status.

Use "demote" in a sentence

  • "For example: you may not recognize the word demote, but if you break down the word you find "de" a prefix that means remove, take away or lower."
  • "And, I suppose if Rob wanted to he could offer us a "demote" button, but it simply does not exist here."
  • "But, in the meantime, as an editor for OEN I can say unequivocally that we do not "demote" articles."

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