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Synonyms for patronize
ˈpeɪ trəˌnaɪz, ˈpæ-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sponsor, patronize, patronise(verb)

    assume sponsorship of

    Synonyms:
    condescend, sponsor, keep going, buy at, patronage, shop at, frequent, patronise, support, shop

    Antonyms:
    boycott

  2. patronize, patronise, shop, shop at, buy at, frequent, sponsor(verb)

    do one's shopping at; do business with; be a customer or client of

    Synonyms:
    haunt, keep going, give away, frequent, betray, patronise, support, browse, shit, shop, condescend, buy at, stag, rat, sponsor, snitch, patronage, denounce, tell on, grass, shop at

    Antonyms:
    boycott

  3. patronize, patronise, condescend(verb)

    treat condescendingly

    Synonyms:
    condescend, sponsor, keep going, descend, buy at, patronage, shop at, stoop, frequent, patronise, support, shop, lower oneself, deign

    Antonyms:
    boycott

  4. patronize, patronise, patronage, support, keep going(verb)

    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, underpin, condescend, substantiate, hold, plump for, patronage, sponsor, bear

    Antonyms:
    boycott

Wiktionary

  1. patronize(verb)

    Synonyms:
    condescend

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. patronize(v)

    Synonyms:
    countenance, befriend, favor, support, help

    Antonyms:
    oppress, depress, oppose, withstand, disfavor, discountenance

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. patronize(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    favor, countenance, support, aid, assist, help, befriend, make interest for

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    patronise, flatter

How to use patronize in a sentence?

  1. Nicholas Sarwark:

    They should not support one party or candidate over another. I will never patronize a store because they are being political, but I am sure to never patronize a store that is. americans are pretty diverse in their political decisions. If they want to maximize sales, they ought to offer both sides: the Democratic nominee and the Libertarian nominee, Gary Johnson.

  2. Marco Attisani:

    This technology does not patronize them with water wells, i'm not at all criticizing this solution but you can't uplift a community around the world in the 21st Century by digging wells. People are made of water, but they need much more than water. You need to bring the 21st Century technology. You need to bring there water, yes; electricity which is the fire of the modern era, and connectivity because if you are off-line you are not in the present.

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Translations for patronize

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • [[herablassend]] [[behandeln]]German
  • υποστηρίGreek
  • menospreciar, patrocinarSpanish
  • tukea, holhota, asioida, suojella, kannattaaFinnish
  • patrociner, fréquenter, prendre de hautFrench
  • patrocinare, degnarsi, trattare con sufficienza, trattare dall'alto in basso, sponsorizzareItalian
  • חָסדָנוּתHebrew
  • ひいきにしますJapanese
  • 장사Korean
  • हेप्नुNepali
  • betuttelen, denigrerenDutch
  • apadrinharPortuguese
  • смотреть свысока, обращаться снисходительноRussian
  • 寵幸Chinese

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