What does patronise mean?

Definitions for patronise
pa·tro·n·ise

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word patronise.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. patronize, patronise, shop, shop at, buy at, frequent, sponsor(verb)

    do one's shopping at; do business with; be a customer or client of

  2. sponsor, patronize, patronise(verb)

    assume sponsorship of

  3. patronize, patronise, condescend(verb)

    treat condescendingly

  4. patronize, patronise, patronage, support, keep going(verb)

    be a regular customer or client of

    "We patronize this store"; "Our sponsor kept our art studio going for as long as he could"

Wiktionary

  1. patronise(Verb)

    To make a patron

    Etymology: From the pater meaning "father", with the -ise suffix used to create the verb form.

  2. patronise(Verb)

    To treat as inferior unduly, talk down to, treat condescendingly.

    Etymology: From the pater meaning "father", with the -ise suffix used to create the verb form.

  3. patronise(Verb)

    To make oneself a regular customer of a business.

    Etymology: From the pater meaning "father", with the -ise suffix used to create the verb form.

How to pronounce patronise?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of patronise in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of patronise in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Images & Illustrations of patronise

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