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promote


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Promote  \Pro*mote"\,  v.  i. 
  To  urge  on  or  incite  another,  as  to  strife;  also  to  inform 
  against  a  person.  [Obs.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Promote  \Pro*mote"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Promoted};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Promoting}.]  [L.  promotus  p.  p.  of  promovere  to  move 
  forward,  to  promote;  pro  forward  +  movere  to  move  See 
  {Move}.] 
  1.  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.  ``Born  to  promote  all  truth.''  --Milton. 
 
  2.  To  exalt  in  station,  rank,  or  honor;  to  elevate;  to  raise; 
  to  prefer;  to  advance;  as  to  promote  an  officer. 
 
  I  will  promote  thee  unto  very  great  honor.  --Num. 
  xxii.  17. 
 
  Exalt  her  and  she  shall  promote  thee.  --Prov.  iv 
  18. 
 
  Syn:  To  forward;  advance;  further;  patronize;  help;  exalt; 
  prefer;  elevate;  dignify. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  promote 
  v  1:  contribute  to  the  progress  or  growth  of  "I  am  promoting  the 
  use  of  computers  in  the  classroom"  [syn:  {advance},  {boost}, 
  {further},  {encourage}] 
  2:  give  a  promotion  to  "raise  in  rank";  assign  to  a  higher 
  position  [syn:  {upgrade},  {advance},  {kick  upstairs},  {raise}, 
  {elevate}]  [ant:  {demote}] 
  3:  make  publicity  for  try  to  sell  [syn:  {advertize},  {push}] 




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