Downgrade vs Makeunder - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between downgrade and makeunder
is that downgrade
is a reduction of a rating, as a financial or credit rating while makeunder
is a makeover in which the quality, flashiness or value of something is downgraded.
As a verb downgrade
is to place lower in position.
A reduction of a rating, as a financial or credit rating.
To place lower in position.
To 'dumb down', reduce in complexity, or remove unnecessary parts.
- The stock was downgraded from 'buy' to 'sell'.
, date=June 26
, author=Genevieve Koski
, title=Music: Reviews: Justin Bieber: Believe
, work=The Onion AV Club
, passage=More significantly, rigid deference to Bieber’s still-young core fan base keeps things resolutely PG, with any acknowledgement of sex either couched in vague “touch your body” workarounds or downgraded
to desirous hand-holding and eye-gazing. }}
(meteorology) to reduce the official estimate of a storm's intensity.
(computing) To revert software back to an older version.
A makeover in which the quality, flashiness or value of something is downgraded.
, year = 2011
, title = Beauty Rehab: Your Guide to Feel Beautiful, Sexy, and Confident in Twenty-Eight Days
, author = Coni Masciave
, publisher = Xlibris
, isbn = 9781462891979
, page = 142
, pageurl = http://books.google.com/books?id=9ST8HWjrVAoC&pg=PA142&dq=makeunder
, passage = While some women need a makeover to add makeup, some women need a makeunder
to take it down a notch.
, date = 2011-10-18
, title = The Chicktionary: From A-line to Z-snap, the words every woman should know
, author = Anna Lefler
, publisher = Adams Media
, isbn = 9781440531231
, page = 122
, pageurl = http://books.google.com/books?id=aRLhLxBl7tEC&pg=PA122&dq=makeunder
, passage = The typical'' candidate for a makeunder''' is a woman who applies her makeup with too liberal a hand, styles her hair in a distracting or unattractive manner, or wears clothes that could be described as unflattering or over the top. The ''ideal'' candidate for a '
makeunder does all three of these simultaneously, mostly likely while upending a bottle of perfume into her cleavage.