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promote

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1 to move higher in rank or position

  • the navy promoted her to captain for her record of outstanding performance
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kick upstairs

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3 to look after or assist the growth of by labor and care

  • spends all her time now promoting her new business
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4 to provide publicity for

  • promoting a new line of toys based on the popular movie
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beat the drum (for)

Synonym Discussion of promote

advance, promote, forward, further mean to help (someone or something) to move ahead. advance stresses effective assisting in hastening a process or bringing about a desired end.
    • advance the cause of peace
promote suggests an encouraging or fostering and may denote an increase in status or rank.
    • a campaign to promote better health
forward implies an impetus forcing something ahead.
    • a wage increase would forward productivity
further suggests a removing of obstacles in the way of a desired advance.
    • used the marriage to further his career


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