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disrate

[dis-reyt] /dɪsˈreɪt/
verb (used with object), disrated, disrating.
1.
to reduce to a lower rating or rank.
Origin of disrate
1805-1815
First recorded in 1805-15; dis-1 + rate1
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  • As they're not sailors, I mean to disrate them to boys at five dollars a month.

    The Grain Ship Morgan Robertson
  • But I hope you'll take care of the rest of my crew, and not disrate them after I am dead, in favour of new followers.

  • But I hope you'll take care of the rest of my crew, and not disrate them after I am dead in favour of new followers.

    The World's Greatest Books, Vol VIII Arthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton, Eds.
British Dictionary definitions for disrate

disrate

/dɪsˈreɪt/
verb
1.
(transitive) (navy) to punish (an officer) by lowering him in rank
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