Synonyms for promote

Grammar : Verb
Spell : pruh-moht
Phonetic Transcription : prəˈmoʊt

Top 10 synonyms for promote Other synonyms for the word promote

Définition of promote

Origin :
  • late 14c., "to advance (someone) to a higher grade or office," from Old French promoter and directly from Latin promotus, past participle of promovere "move forward, advance; cause to advance, push onward; bring to light, reveal," from pro- "forward" (see pro-) + movere "to move" (see move (v.)). General sense of "to further the growth or progress of (anything)" is from 1510s. Related: Promoted; promoting.
  • verb help, advance
  • verb give a higher position in organization
Example sentences :
  • We will then talk over your plans, for I suppose you have some, and I will do what I can to promote them.
  • Extract from : « Brave and Bold » by Horatio Alger
  • A thorough examination should be regularly made, and I will promote it.
  • Extract from : « United States Presidents' Inaugural Speeches » by Various
  • What must we think of any one of it, who would not promote the good of the whole?
  • Extract from : « Clarissa, Volume 1 (of 9) » by Samuel Richardson
  • I certainly did do all in my power to promote Mr. Templeton's interests.
  • Extract from : « Alice, or The Mysteries, Complete » by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • They were well built and reliable, so that the trade was pleased to stock and promote them.
  • Extract from : « The Auburndale Watch Company » by Edwin A. Battison
  • And if it did promote perspiration, one can well believe that it might be curative.
  • Extract from : « Storyology » by Benjamin Taylor
  • They go from market to market, to promote business, as they say.
  • Extract from : « Harper's Young People, August 3, 1880 » by Various
  • I was told that it had pleased my superiors to promote me to the rank of a lance-corporal.
  • Extract from : « Adventures and Recollections » by Bill o'th' Hoylus End
  • They need not be told, I think, that its design is to promote their benefit.
  • Extract from : « Address delivered by Hon. Henry H. Crapo, Governor of Michigan, before the Central Michigan Agricultural Society, at their Sheep-shearing Exhibition held at the Agricultural College Farm, on Thursday, May 24th, 1866 » by Henry Howland Crapo
  • To promote their happiness is not his first object, but to elevate their moral nature.
  • Extract from : « Philebus » by Plato

Antonyms for promote

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