What does PROMOTE mean?

Definitions for PROMOTE
prəˈmoʊtpro·mote

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. promote, advance, boost, further, encourageverb

    contribute to the progress or growth of

    "I am promoting the use of computers in the classroom"

  2. promote, upgrade, advance, kick upstairs, raise, elevateverb

    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"

  3. advertise, advertize, promote, pushverb

    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"

  4. promoteverb

    be changed for a superior chess or checker piece

  5. promoteverb

    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

Wiktionary

  1. promoteverb

    To raise (someone) to a more important, responsible, or remunerative job or rank.

    At the end of the season, three teams are promoted the English Premier League.

  2. promoteverb

    To elevate to the above league.

    At the end of the season, three teams are promoted the English Premier League.

  3. promoteverb

    To advocate or urge on behalf of (something or someone); to attempt to popularize or sell by means of advertising or publicity.

  4. promoteverb

    To encourage, urge or incite

  5. Etymology: From promotus, perfect passive participle of promoveo.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. To PROMOTEverb

    Etymology: promoveo, promotus, Lat.

    Next to religion, let your care be to promote justice. Francis Bacon.

    Nothing lovelier can be found,
    Than good works in her husband to promote. John Milton.

    He that talks deceitfully for truth, must hurt it more by his example, than he promotes it by his arguments. Francis Atterbury.

    Frictions of the extreme parts promote the flux of the juices in the joints. Arbuthnot,.

    I will promote thee unto very great honour. Num. xxii. 17.

    Shall I leave my fatness wherewith they honour God and man, and go to be promoted over the trees. Judges ix. 9.

    Did I sollicit thee
    From darkness to promote me. John Milton.

ChatGPT

  1. promote

    To promote generally means to further the progress or advancement of something, to encourage or support, or to raise to a higher position or rank. This could apply in various contexts such as promoting a product, idea, event, or an individual within a company.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Promoteverb

    to contribute to the growth, enlargement, or prosperity of (any process or thing that is in course); to forward; to further; to encourage; to advance; to excite; as, to promote learning; to promote disorder; to promote a business venture

  2. Promoteverb

    to exalt in station, rank, or honor; to elevate; to raise; to prefer; to advance; as, to promote an officer

  3. Promoteverb

    to urge on or incite another, as to strife; also, to inform against a person

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Promote

    prō-mōt′, v.t. to move forward: to help on the growth or improvement of anything: to advance: to further: to encourage: to raise to a higher position: to elevate.—ns. Promō′ter; Promō′tion, the act of promoting: advancement in rank or in honour: encouragement: preferment.—adj. Promō′tive.—Be on one's promotion, to have right or hope of promotion: to be on good behaviour with a view to chances of promotion. [L. promotus, pa.p. of promovērepro, forward, movēre, to move.]

Editors Contribution

  1. promote

    To encourage.

    We did promote the rural community life.


    Submitted by MaryC on February 17, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'PROMOTE' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3144

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'PROMOTE' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3816

  3. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'PROMOTE' in Verbs Frequency: #313

Anagrams for PROMOTE »

  1. protome

  2. topomer

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of PROMOTE in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of PROMOTE in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of PROMOTE in a Sentence

  1. Del Rosario:

    The Philippines fully supports and will pro-actively promote the call of the United States on the '3 halts': halt in reclamation, halt in construction, and halt in aggressive actions that could further heighten tensions, we will agree to be bound only if China and other claimant states agree to the same.

  2. Chris Harrison:

    Believe me, there's sex going on in the fantasy suite, (It's) always safe, yes. Anything you need to have safe sex, we definitely promote that.

  3. Nicolas Rivron:

    What we did is, for the first time, we managed to promote the self-organization of stem cells into a very early embryo in a dish -- so everything happened in the lab.

  4. Michael Bloomberg:

    I recognize that NDAs, particularly when they are used in the context of sexual harassment and sexual assault, promote a culture of silence in the workplace and contribute to a culture of women not feeling safe or supported, it is imperative that when problems occur, workplaces not only address the specific incidents, but the culture and practices that led to those incidents. And then leaders must act.

  5. Patriarch Kirill:

    If we see violations of [ God's ] law, we will never put up with those who destroy this law, blurring the line between holiness and sin, and even more so with those who promote sin as an example or as one of the models of human behavior.

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