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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

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. James Williams:

    Even though he has the right to fly any flag, it's not OK to promote hate.

  2. 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.

  3. Lu Kang:

    The Chinese government has consistently demanded that Chinese companies investing abroad respect the laws and rules of the host nation, and fulfil their responsibility and obligation to society, including paying attention to protecting the environment, china is willing to work hard with Myanmar to properly implement these mutually beneficial cooperation projects, to promote local socio-economic development, to better benefit both countries and their peoples.

  4. Nikkei Chairman Tsuneo Kita:

    Our management objectives at Nikkei are global and digital - those are the two key words - and so for the future, in order to grow as global media and to further promote our digital media business, the best partner is definitely the FT, we wish to expand our market.

  5. Deacon Andrei Kuraev:

    There's an attempt by Patriarch Kirill to offer himself to the state and to the Kremlin as a faithful pillar, a faithful ally. There is an illusion in the Kremlin that they can use this ally to promote the correct electoral behavior, i am against this political union.


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