promoting[ pruh-moht ]SEE DEFINITION OF promoting
Synonyms for promoting
- build up
- push for
- call attention to
- get behind
- speak for
- work for
Antonyms for promoting
- let down
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PROMOTING
He spared no pains in promoting the interests which the State had confided to him.
It's kind of you to think of promoting me, but this is my place.
If you keep on promoting me, I'll arrive first thing you know.
If you take pains to please your employers they will not be backward in promoting you.
And you may rely on it that Fra Girolamo is as firm as a rock on that point of promoting peace.
This may also be a consideration in promoting the comfort of passengers.
I have had much satisfaction in recommending and promoting them.
Promoting the advantageous fishery carried on upon the northern coast.
Their value consisted in their function of promoting the ends of the reason.
It is this promoting of general conversation which is the backbone of all good talk.
late 14c., "to advance (someone) to a higher grade or office," from Old French promoter and directly from Latin promotus, past participle of promovere "move forward, advance; cause to advance, push onward; bring to light, reveal," from pro- "forward" (see pro-) + movere "to move" (see move (v.)). General sense of "to further the growth or progress of (anything)" is from 1510s. Related: Promoted; promoting.
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