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promote

pro·mote

promote

 
 
pronunciation:
pr mot
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part of speech: verb
inflections: promoted, promotes, promoting
definition 1: to support the growth of or help move forward.
Eating well promotes health.
 
synonyms:
cultivate, foster, further
antonyms:
hinder, obstruct
similar words:
advocate, aid, assist, augment, back, enhance, nourish, support
definition 2: to move to a higher position.
The boss promoted my father to a better job.
synonyms:
advance
similar words:
prefer, upgrade
definition 3: to help in pushing the purchase of.
The supermarket is promoting Italian foods this week.
synonyms:
advertise, boost
similar words:
hype, trumpet
derivation: promotable (adj.)
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