Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: adjective


Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: verb

To foster; encourage; advance.

Part of speech: verb

To raise to greater dignity or honor.

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Usage examples "promote":

  1. 4. That the occasional use of slight mechanical restraint has, in many instances, been found to promote tranquillity by day and rest by night. - "Chapters in the History of the Insane in the British Isles", Daniel Hack Tuke.
  2. It is my purpose that the mission house shall promote the welfare of the church. - "Jerusalem", Selma Lagerlöf.
  3. After a while they grew so bad that he could hardly use them; and he had reasons for believing that a person who could dismiss or promote him was getting a big commission on the goods. - "Vane of the Timberlands", Harold Bindloss.