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  Definition of promote
  1. 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"
  2. change a pawn for a king by advancing it to the eighth row, or change a checker piece for a more valuable piece by moving it the row closest to your opponent
  3. be changed for a superior chess or checker piece
  4. 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"
  5. contribute to the progress or growth of; "I am promoting the use of computers in the classroom"
Similar Words: advertise, advertize, push, upgrade, advance, kick upstairs, raise, elevate, boost, further, encourage

 

Hyponyms: propagandize, propagandise, plug, bill, crusade, fight, press, campaign, push, agitate, queen, tenure, bring up, spot promote, ennoble, gentle, entitle, prefer, favor, favour, brevet, connive at, wink at, foster, further, spur, help, carry, feed, contribute, lead, conduce

 

Grouped Verbs: crusade, fight, press, campaign, push, agitate

 

Derivational Morphology: promoter, booster, plugger, promotion, publicity, promotional material, packaging, ad, advertisement, advertizement, advertising, advertizing, advert, advertiser, advertizer, adman, publicizing, acme, height, elevation, peak, pinnacle, summit, superlative, top, aggrandizement, aggrandisement, furtherance, advancement, boost, encouragement, supporter, protagonist, champion, admirer, friend, improvement, betterment, advance, forwarding

 

Anagrams: pro tem

 

Language Translations:
Chinese: 增进   Dutch: promotie maken  
Finnish: ylentää   French: promouvoir  
German: befördern   Hungarian: elősegíteni  
Italian: promuovere   Japanese: 増進  
Korean: 진급시키다   Portuguese: promover  
Russian: способствовать   Spanish: promover  
Swedish: befordra  
 
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