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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. Stephen Ross:

    The sports community is uniquely positioned and empowered to help drive national discussion and action to unite our country, promote understanding, respect and equality and advance race relations now and for the next generation.

  2. Karim El Chiaty:

    I think there's a big fan base in Egypt and I think for what we're trying to achieve here today, which is to promote tourism in Egypt, we needed a band of that kind of scale and that influence.

  3. Tim Wigley:

    He’ll close out his term by continuing to issue new rules through the federal agencies that kill jobs and economic growth in order to promote his climate change agenda.

  4. Hayden Panettiere:

    The biggest message that I’ve been trying to promote for women is that it’s okay to ask for help, you feel mommy guilt — it’s for real.

  5. Yossi Beinart:

    This unique collaboration will increase TASE's exposure to international investors, who are seeking ways to invest in the Israeli market, we will continue to promote partnerships with leading international financial institutions, develop new products and be responsive to local and global market needs.


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