Synonyms for Demote:

n.

degrade, downgrade, rise. demote (noun)
bump, kick downstairs, relegate, break.

v.

downgrade, lower in rank (verb)
bump, relegate, degrade, reduce, dismiss, kick downstairs, break.
social (verb)
bump, kick downstairs, relegate, break.

Other synonyms:

aggrandizement, degrade, divest. bump up, exalt, downgrade, catapult, advancement, elevation. reduce.