HyperDic: promote

English > 5 senses of the word promote:
VERBsocialpromote, advance, boost, further, encouragecontribute to the progress or growth of
socialpromote, upgrade, advance, kick upstairs, raise, elevategive a promotion to or assign to a higher position
communicationpromote, advertise, advertize, pushmake publicity for
competitionpromotebe changed for a superior / superior chess or checker piece
competitionpromotechange 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
promote > pronunciation
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Rhymesafloat ... zygote: 61 rhymes with owt...
English > promote: 5 senses > verb 1, social
Meaningcontribute to the progress or growth of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymsadvance, boost, further, encourage
NarrowercarryTake further or advance
connive at, wink atGive one's silent approval to
contribute, lead, conduceBe conducive to
feedsupport / support or promote
foster, furtherPromote the growth of
helpcontribute to the furtherance of
spurincite or stimulate
Broadersupport, back upGive moral or psychological support, aid, or courage to
Spanishanimar, anticipar, auspiciar, estimular, favorecer, fomentar, impulsar, incentivar, potenciar, promover, propulsar
Catalananimar, anticipar, avançar, fomentar, incentivar, potenciar, propulsar
Adjectivespromotivetending to further / further or encourage
Nounspromotionthe advancement of some enterprise / enterprise
promotionencouragement of the progress or growth or acceptance / acceptance of something
English > promote: 5 senses > verb 2, social
MeaningGive a promotion to or assign to a higher position.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Example "I got promoted after many years of hard work"
Synonymsupgrade, advance, kick upstairs, raise, elevate
NarrowerbrevetPromote somebody by brevet, in the military
bring upPromote from a lower position or rank
ennoble, gentle, entitleGive a title / title to someone
prefer, favor, favourPromote over another
spot promotePromote on the spot
tenureGive life-time employment / employment to
Broaderdelegate, designate, depute, assignGive an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person)
Oppositedemote, bump, relegate, break, kick downstairsAssign to a lower position
Spanishanticipar, ascender
Catalananticipar
Nounspromotionact of raising in rank or position
English > promote: 5 senses > verb 3, communication
Meaningmake publicity for; try to sell (a product).
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
ModelSam and Sue promote the movie
Synonymsadvertise, advertize, push
Narrowerbilladvertise especially by posters or placards
crusade, fight, press, campaign, push, agitateExert oneself continuously, vigorously, or obtrusively to gain an end or engage in a crusade for a certain cause or person
plugmake a plug for
propagandize, propagandiseSpread by propaganda
BroaderpraiseExpress approval of
Similar tocrusade, fight, press, campaign, push, agitateExert oneself continuously, vigorously, or obtrusively to gain an end or engage in a crusade for a certain cause or person
Spanishanunciar, fomentar, impulsar, potenciar, promocionar, promover, propulsar, publicitar
Catalananunciar, fomentar, impulsar, promocionar, propulsar
Nounspromotersomeone who is an active supporter and advocate
promotiona message issued in behalf of some product or cause or idea or person or institution
English > promote: 5 senses > verb 4, competition
MeaningBe changed for a superior / superior chess or checker piece.
PatternSomething ----s
Categoryboard gameA game played on a specially designed board
NarrowerqueenBecome a queen
BroaderchangeUndergo a change
Similar topromotechange 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
English > promote: 5 senses > verb 5, competition
Meaningchange 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.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Categorychess, chess gameA board game for two players who move their 16 pieces according to specific rules
NarrowerqueenPromote to a queen, as of a pawn in chess
BroaderplayUse or move
Similar topromoteBe changed for a superior / superior chess or checker piece

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