Dictionary

promoter

noun pro·mot·er \-ˈmō-tər\

: a person or organization that organizes or provides money for a sports event, a musical performance, etc.

: a person or organization that helps something to happen, develop, or increase

Full Definition of PROMOTER

1
:  one that promotes; especially :  one who assumes the financial responsibilities of a sporting event (as a boxing match) including contracting with the principals, renting the site, and collecting gate receipts
2
obsolete :  prosecutor
3
:  a substance that in very small amounts is able to increase the activity of a catalyst
4
:  a binding site in a DNA chain at which RNA polymerase binds to initiate transcription of messenger RNA by one or more nearby structural genes

Examples of PROMOTER

  1. <a promoter of greater understanding and cooperation among churches>

First Known Use of PROMOTER

14th century

promoter

noun pro·mot·er \-ˈmōt-ər\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PROMOTER

1
:  a substance that in very small amounts is able to increase the activity of a catalyst
2
:  a binding site in a DNA chain at which RNA polymerase binds to initiate transcription of messenger RNA by one or more nearby structural genes
3
:  a chemical believed to promote carcinogenicity or mutagenicity

Browse

4 ENTRIES FOUND:
Next Word in the Dictionary: promoter of the faithPrevious Word in the Dictionary: promoteeAll Words Near: promoter
May 26, 2015
sacrilegious Hear it
grossly irreverent
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears