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Synonyms for promote
prəˈmoʊtpro·mote

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Wiktionary

  1. promoteverb

    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. promoteverb

    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

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. promote

    Synonyms:
    aid, further, advance, excite, exalt, raise, elevate, prefer

    Antonyms:
    discourage, repress, hinder, check, allay, depress, degrade, dishonor

Princeton's WordNet

  1. promote, advance, boost, further, encourageverb

    contribute to the progress or growth of

    "I am promoting the use of computers in the classroom"

    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, 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, elevateverb

    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:
    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, 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, pushverb

    make publicity for; try to sell (a product)

    "The salesman is aggressively pushing the new computer model"; "The company is heavily advertizing their new laptops"

    Synonyms:
    publicise, tug, agitate, 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. promoteverb

    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. promoteverb

    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

Editors Contribution

  1. forward

    she promotes the ideal of minimalism by organizing some workshops during weekends.

    Submitted by marinahalim on June 1, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. promoteverb

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

  2. promoteverb

    Synonyms:
    elevate, exalt, raise, prefer

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. promoteverb

    Synonyms:
    advance, forward, exalt, elevate, raise, aggrandize, brevet

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How to use promote in a sentence?

  1. Prashant Agarwal:

    Past is something which can't be changed so it is worthless to cry and regret about it. We all make mistakes in life so it is better to learn from our mistakes in past rather then being stuck in them. Guilt should be progressive so that it reminds us of our wrongdoing and promote us to never repeat it. Learnings from past could help us to make our present positive and prosperous.

  2. Don Bacon:

    Our farmers and ranchers in Nebraska can not take much more and we need to protect our nation's ag economy, it is important that our trade deals promote our state's strong agriculture industry. I also ensured the President's staff knew that tariffs, especially those on ethanol, would have negative impacts on our state.

  3. Chris Harrison:

    Believe me, there's sex going on in the fantasy suite, (It's) always safe, yes. Anything you need to have safe sex, we definitely promote that.

  4. Sunai Phasuk:

    The junta is mobilizing state machinery and everything is being used to promote the draft constitution while people who oppose the draft are being targeted.

  5. Hendrith Vanlon Smith Jr:

    Home is the first point of investment. The first and most important thing to invest in is your home. Make sure your house is in good condition physically and energetically, make sure you’re paid up on the household bills, make sure you’re stocked up on supplies and food, make sure your home is furnished to your style and comfort, make sure you’ve got nice plants to clean the air, nice art, nice crystals and essential oils, nice things that promote your wellbeing…. Make sure your garden is growing nutritious plants. Invest in your household and your family because they have the greatest Return on Investment. And your investment in your home will be a magnet for many other different kinds of investments.


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