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Synonyms for promote
prəˈmoʊt

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Princeton's WordNet

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

    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, elevate(verb)

    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, push(verb)

    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. 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

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

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. promote(v. a.)

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

  2. promote(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    elevate, exalt, raise, prefer

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. promote(v)

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

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How to use promote in a sentence?

  1. Patrick Jephson:

    The option of a quiet wedding was presumably open to Meghan Markles and Harry and they instead have chosen one that invites enormous publicity and indeed their office is orchestrating the publicity, so it is difficult for the watching public to switch from what is universal consumption to what is, in Harry’s words, now a ‘ private matter. ’ there is a natural and not always wise desire on the part of royal people to control everything we know about them, and this is not a healthy attitude nor is it a pragmatic one given the degree to which the media can promote their causes.

  2. Ron Wyden:

    This bipartisan bill creates whatIexpect to be unprecedented transparency in trade negotiations, and ensures future trade deals break new ground to promote human rights, improve labor conditions, and safeguard the environment.

  3. Mahdi Karera:

    There has never been a marionette theater in Gaza, puppets have a role: they entertain people - children and adults. They promote positive values and change negative ones.

  4. Zhu Ling:

    There's pressure for us to go out and promote the company, but it's difficult as I know most people here and they're skeptical of my motives.

  5. Hemal Shroff:

    There is no regulation of these products, and the advertising industry was using actors and spokespersons to promote these products as a way to enhance the desire for the product.


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