Definition and Meanings for promote
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Part of Speech of promote
transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun, intransitive verb
Etymology of promote
Meaning of promote
as transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun
- 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.
- to exalt in station, rank, or honor; to elevate; to raise; to prefer; to advance; as, to promote an officer.
as intransitive verb
- to urge on or incite another, as to strife; also, to inform against a person.