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Synonyms for patronage
ˈpeɪ trə nɪdʒ, ˈpæ-pa·tron·age

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. backing, backup, championship, patronagenoun

    the act of providing approval and support

    "his vigorous backing of the conservatives got him in trouble with progressives"

    Synonyms:
    fill-in, financial backing, relief, funding, financial support, backup, accompaniment, disdain, support, backup man, reliever, title, musical accompaniment, backing, condescension, trade, championship, mount, computer backup, business, stand-in, clientele, substitute

  2. clientele, patronage, businessnoun

    customers collectively

    "they have an upper class clientele"

    Synonyms:
    business concern, business sector, backing, clientele, backup, business organization, line of work, business enterprise, condescension, job, business organisation, byplay, stage business, commercial enterprise, line, trade, championship, disdain, occupation, business, concern

  3. condescension, disdain, patronagenoun

    a communication that indicates lack of respect by patronizing the recipient

    Synonyms:
    trade, clientele, condescension, business, backup, backing, superciliousness, scorn, condescendingness, contempt, disdainfulness, championship, disdain, despite

  4. patronagenoun

    (politics) granting favors or giving contracts or making appointments to office in return for political support

    Synonyms:
    trade, condescension, business, backing, clientele, backup, championship, disdain

  5. trade, patronageverb

    the business given to a commercial establishment by its customers

    "even before noon there was a considerable patronage"

    Synonyms:
    condescension, business deal, backup, deal, swop, trade wind, trade, business, backing, barter, clientele, craft, championship, disdain, swap

  6. patronageverb

    support by being a patron of

    Synonyms:
    keep going, patronize, patronise, support

  7. patronize, patronise, patronage, support, keep goingverb

    be a regular customer or client of

    "We patronize this store"; "Our sponsor kept our art studio going for as long as he could"

    Synonyms:
    digest, abide, buy at, tolerate, tide over, support, shop at, plunk for, hold up, endure, frequent, bridge over, back, stick out, fend for, patronise, run on, back up, keep going, put up, corroborate, endorse, stomach, defend, confirm, bear out, affirm, shop, subscribe, brook, indorse, suffer, stand, sustain, patronize, underpin, condescend, substantiate, hold, plump for, sponsor, bear

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. patronagenoun

    Synonyms:
    favor, countenance, support, assistance, influence, friendship, aid

  2. patronagenoun

    Synonyms:
    custom, good-will (of an established place of business)

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How to use patronage in a sentence?

  1. Michael Madden:

    Kim Jong Un has been very good actually about promoting people that didn’t have the traditional patronage ties.

  2. Manjusha Kulkarni:

    Businesses and restaurateurs have seen a steep decline in their patronage, we only have one case of the coronavirus here in LA.

  3. John Howe:

    Character is power; it makes friends, draws patronage and support and opens the way to wealth, honor and happiness.

  4. Marine Lieutenant General Thomas Waldhauser:

    The unpredictable nature of paramilitary group patronage will most likely remain a significant obstacle to the GNA’s efforts to establish sovereignty.

  5. Lee Jung-hoon:

    The Chinese are very pragmatic, they weigh the cost of keeping North Korea within their patronage. Apparently so far China seems to think the benefit outweighs the cost.


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