Synonyms and Antonyms of patronage
1 the financial support and general guidance for an undertaking a symphony orchestra that had long relied upon the patronage of the city's moneyed old guard Synonyms of patronage aegis (also egis), backing, auspice, sponsorshipWords Related to patronage bankrolling, endowment, financing, funding, subsidy; encouragement, fosterage; aid, assistance, help
2 transactions or economic support provided by customers he refuses to give his patronage to any corporation that is not socially conscious Synonyms of patronage custom, businessWords Related to patronage marketplace, trade, traffic; free trade; affairs, dealings, horse-trading; merchandising, retailing, wholesaling
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