To cause to seem little or smaller than something else:
The definition of slope is to slant up or down, or to put something into a position where it slants up or down.
To reduce is to make something smaller or to become or feel smaller, or forcing someone into a less desirable position.
To slope downward:
To reduce in standing or respect.
(Archaic) To belittle; minimize; disparage
To cause to become less; reduce:
To lower the exchange value of (a currency) by lowering its gold equivalency.
To reduce in value or price
To denigrate is to belittle or attack someone's reputation.
To reduce to a lower grade; lower in rank
To decrease is defined as to make something smaller or fewer or to become smaller or fewer.
To slope downward; descend:
To depreciate; belittle
Minimize is defined as to reduce, decrease or lessen to the smallest possible amount.
(Mathematics) To reduce (an equation) in a lower degree.
To lower in public estimation; debase or degrade:
To speak slightingly of; show disrespect for; belittle
To discount is defined as to mark down the price of something, or to disregard a suggestion or idea because it is unlikely to be true.
To reduce the value, importance, or quality of something. Often used with from :
To depreciate (currency, for example) by official proclamation or by rumor.
To demean is defined as to put someone down or lower him in esteem by doing something that harms his pride or dignity or putting yourself down by doing something that is beneath you.
To degrade is defined as to treat someone with disrespect, to lower someone's rank, to make something not as good, or to break down or deteriorate.
(Slang) To reduce in rank; demote.
To reduce in rank; demote.
(Computers) To replace software or hardware with an upgrade.
To raise to a more important or responsible job or rank.
To stir up; instigate:
To raise to a more desirable or more excellent quality or condition; make better:
To cause to have a lower condition or status; abase.
Increase is defined as to become bigger or greater.
To bestow; to confer.
To surpass or exceed:
Rise is defined as to wake up, stand up, go to a higher place or increase in amount.
Find another word for downgrading. In this page you can discover 40 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for downgrading, like: belittling, sloping, reducing, pitching, lowering, lessening, hilling, dropping, devaluing, depreciating and denigrating.