What does promote mean?

Definitions for promote
prəˈmoʊtpro·mote

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. promote, advance, boost, further, encourage(verb)

    contribute to the progress or growth of

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

  2. promote, upgrade, advance, kick upstairs, raise, elevate(verb)

    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, push(verb)

    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. promote(verb)

    be changed for a superior chess or checker piece

  5. promote(verb)

    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. promote(Verb)

    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.

    Etymology: From promotus, perfect passive participle of promoveo.

  2. promote(Verb)

    To elevate to the above league.

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

    Etymology: From promotus, perfect passive participle of promoveo.

  3. promote(Verb)

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

    Etymology: From promotus, perfect passive participle of promoveo.

  4. promote(Verb)

    To encourage, urge or incite

    Etymology: From promotus, perfect passive participle of promoveo.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Promote(verb)

    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. Promote(verb)

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

  3. Promote(verb)

    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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How to say promote in sign language?

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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. Keith Rubenstein:

    We plan to … use our investor base of professional athletes and influencers to promote operations and growth, side-by-side openings are just being planned and it is too soon to know where.

  2. Wednesday Trump:

    I know that through USAID, we have worked with the people of Egypt to promote an environment in which all groups of society -- including women and religious minorities -- can lead productive and healthy lives.

  3. Beau Biden:

    You wonder why people in the intelligence community wondered from the very beginning whether you could share data with him,'cause they don't trust him. They don't trust what he'll say or do, he seems to have no conception of what constitutes national security, no conception of anything other than, what can he do to promote himself ?

  4. Andrew Rosenberg:

    The legislation wasn't designed to promote good science -- it was crafted to prevent public health and environmental laws from being enforced.

  5. Grant Woods:

    This is something that we've seen across the country from the most educated, most sophisticated patient to the least, and we're talking a matter of days not a matter of weeks or months or years. They knew—certainly should have known—that they were going to leave in their wake devastation across this country. Some believe prescription painkiller makers should have known how highly addictive their products were. (Reuters) Woods is helping Ohio sue several prescription painkiller manufacturers and is consulting with several others on their upcoming litigation against the same companies. The basis for their litigation is nearly identical to the strategy used by states against Big Tobacco in the 1990s. Both manufactured a product they allegedly knew to be highly addictive but downplayed the risk to the public. Once hooked, states bore the treatment cost of the resulting public health epidemic. INDIANA MAN KILLS DOCTOR WHO REFUSED TO PRESCRIBE WIFE OPIOIDS I think the responsibility goes to the doctors, goes to the medical rep, goes to the pharmaceutical companies, said Dr. Howard Samuels, founder of The Hills addiction treatment center in Los Angeles. Fox News spoke to several patients at Samuels’ in-patient facility. All of them told a similar story of receiving a painkiller prescription from their physician for anywhere from 60 to 120 pills of powerful opioids like Oxycontin, Vicodin or Norco. The cause of their pain ranged from an auto accident to a broken ankle. My back – I crushed the bottom three vertebrae, then they prescribed me Oxycontin, said a former high school football player from Ohio. A woman from New Jersey added, I was getting 120 oxy a month. When I told him my pain persisted after a few hours, he upped by dosage. Another patient started on Vicodin, but got so addicted he would buy any type of opioid he could find. The White House Office for National Drug Control Policy says 80 percent of heroin users today started their addiction when doctors prescribed pain killers. (Reuters) A doctor is the best drug dealer you can ever get, said the native Angeleno. Once he knew I had the cash I could get anything. My first prescription was $300, and about $150 a week after that. And when one pharmacy started to get suspicious, he told me where to go. TRUMP'S OPIOID COMMISSION CAN HELP KEEP DEADLY DRUGS OUT OF AMERICA While there is plenty of blame to go around, the 25 lawsuits already filed share similar allegations: - Deceptive ads suggesting opioids were effective treating chronic pain like back injuries; - marketing that downplayed the risk of addiction; - undisclosed use of paid doctors to promote the benefits of opioids - use of front groups to.

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