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promote



verb
1. contribute to the progress or growth of (Freq. 31)
- I am promoting the use of computers in the classroom
Syn:
advance, boost, further, encourage
Derivationally related forms:
encouragement (for: encourage), furtherance (for: further), booster (for: boost), boost (for: boost), advance (for: advance), promotive, promotion
Hypernyms:
support, back up
Hyponyms:
connive at, wink at, foster, further, spur,
help, carry, feed, contribute, lead, conduce
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Somebody ----s somebody
- Something ----s somebody
- Something ----s something
2. give a promotion to or assign to a higher position (Freq. 5)
- 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
Syn:
upgrade, advance, kick upstairs, raise, elevate
Ant:
demote
Derivationally related forms:
elevation (for: elevate), advancement (for: advance), promotion
Hypernyms:
delegate, designate, depute, assign
Hyponyms:
tenure, bring up, spot promote, ennoble, gentle,
entitle, prefer, favor, favour, brevet
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s somebody
3. make publicity for;
try to sell (a product) (Freq. 2)
- The salesman is aggressively pushing the new computer model
- The company is heavily advertizing their new laptops
Syn:
advertise, advertize, push
Derivationally related forms:
promoter, promotion, advertizement (for: advertize), advertizer (for: advertize), advertisement (for: advertise), advertiser (for: advertise), advertising (for: advertise)
Hypernyms:
praise
Hyponyms:
propagandize, propagandise, plug, bill, crusade,
fight, press, campaign, push, agitate
Verb Group:
crusade, fight, press, campaign, push, agitate
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Something ----s something
- Sam and Sue promote the movie
4. be changed for a superior chess or checker piece
Topics:
board game
Hypernyms:
change
Hyponyms:
queen
Verb Frames:
- Something ----s
5. 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
Topics:
chess, chess game
Hypernyms:
play
Hyponyms:
queen
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something

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