promote synonyms

Here's a list of possible synonyms and antonyms for the term promote:


Princeton's WordNet

  1. promote, advance, boost, further, encourage(verb)

    contribute to the progress or growth of

    Synonyms:
    throw out, supercharge, bring forward, come along, pass on, get along, win, elevate, kick upstairs, progress, advertize, come on, make headway, advance, upgrade, encourage, hike, hike up, gain, pull ahead, foster, promote, boost, go on, gain ground, raise, advertise, move on, get on, shape up, further, push, set ahead, march on, get ahead

    Antonyms:
    kick downstairs, bump, relegate, demote, break

  2. promote, upgrade, advance, kick upstairs, raise, elevate(verb)

    give a promotion to or assign to a higher position

    Synonyms:
    throw out, kindle, supercharge, erect, arouse, put forward, leaven, bring forward, come along, pass on, provoke, get along, win, parent, elevate, kick upstairs, recruit, upraise, progress, advertize, come on, stir, make headway, call down, advance, conjure, lift, elicit, upgrade, farm, encourage, further, gain, bring up, pull ahead, set up, conjure up, nurture, resurrect, levy, promote, prove, boost, go on, gain ground, invoke, raise, advertise, move on, get on, get up, produce, call forth, put up, grow, shape up, fire, evoke, rear, push, set ahead, march on, enhance, enkindle, get ahead, heighten

    Antonyms:
    break, relegate, bump, demote, kick downstairs

  3. advertise, advertize, promote, push(verb)

    make publicity for; try to sell (a product)

    Synonyms:
    publicise, tug, agitate, promote, force, boost, crusade, drive, advertise, encourage, upgrade, campaign, elevate, further, labour, kick upstairs, advance, crowd, publicize, press, bear on, raise, advertize, push, fight, labor

    Antonyms:
    demote, relegate, break, bump, kick downstairs

  4. promote(verb)

    be changed for a superior chess or checker piece

    Synonyms:
    push, advance, advertise, upgrade, raise, elevate, advertize, boost, kick upstairs, further, encourage

    Antonyms:
    break, relegate, demote, bump, kick downstairs

  5. promote(verb)

    change a pawn for a better piece by advancing it to the eighth row, or change a checker piece for a more valuable piece by moving it to the row closest to your opponent

    Synonyms:
    push, advance, advertise, upgrade, raise, elevate, advertize, boost, kick upstairs, further, encourage

    Antonyms:
    demote, kick downstairs, relegate, break, bump

Wiktionary

  1. promote(verb)

    To advocate or urge on behalf of (something or someone); to attempt to popularize or sell by means of advertising or publicity.

    Antonyms:
    oppose, denigrate

  2. promote(verb)

    Antonyms:
    demote

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. promote

    To promote (Latin pro, forward, and moveo, move) is to cause to move forward toward some desired end or to raise to some higher position, rank, or dignity. We promote a person by advancing, elevating, or exalting him to a higher position or dignity. A person promotes a scheme or an enterprise which others have projected or begun, and which he encourages, forwards, furthers, pushes, or urges on, especially when he acts as the agent of the prime movers and supporters of the enterprise. One who excites a quarrel originates it; to promote a quarrel is strictly to foment and urge it on, the one who promotes keeping himself in the background. Compare ABET; QUICKEN.

    See synonyms for ABASE; ALLAY.

    Synonyms:
    advance, aid, assist, elevate, encourage, exalt, excite, foment, forward, foster, further, help, prefer, push, push on, raise, urge forward, urge on

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. promote(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    forward, advance, further, encourage, help, assist

  2. promote(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    elevate, exalt, raise, prefer

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

promoting, promotion, foster, encourage, fostering, promoted, advance, facilitate, enhance, stimulate, encouraging, boost, furthering, advancement, enhancing, favour, promotes, advocate, strengthen, support, advancing, strengthening, facilitating, encouraged, promotional, encourages, push, contribute, promouvoir, furtherance, encouragement, nurture, build



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