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Meaning of KICK UPSTAIRS

 
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 Definition: 
[v]  give a promotion to or assign to a higher position; "John was kicked upstairs when a replacement was hired"; "Women tend not to advance in the major law firms"; "I got promoted after many years of hard work"
 
 Synonyms: advance, elevate, promote, raise, upgrade
 
 Antonyms: break, bump, demote, kick downstairs, relegate
 
 See Also: assign, brevet, bring up, delegate, depute, designate, ennoble, entitle, favor, favour, gentle, prefer, spot promote, tenure

 

 

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 Related Terms: advance, aggrandize, boot, bounce, break, bump, bust, can, cashier, deconsecrate, defrock, degrade, demote, deplume, depose, deprive, dethrone, disbar, discharge, discrown, disemploy, disenthrone, dismiss, displace, displume, drum out, elevate, ennoble, exalt, excommunicate, expel, fire, furlough, give the ax, give the gate, graduate, kick, knight, lay off, let go, let out, liquidate, make redundant, oust, overthrow, pass, pension, pension off, prefer, promote, purge, raise, read out of, release, remove, remove from office, replace, retire, sack, separate forcibly, strip, strip of office, strip of rank, superannuate, surplus, suspend, turn off, turn out, unchurch, unfrock, unsaddle, unseat, unthrone, up, upgrade
 

 

 

 

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