Associations to the word «Promote»


PROMOTE, verb. To raise (someone) to a more important, responsible, or remunerative job or rank.
PROMOTE, verb. To advocate or urge on behalf of (something or someone); to attempt to popularize or sell by means of advertising or publicity.
PROMOTE, verb. To encourage, urge or incite
PROMOTE, verb. (sports) (usually in passive form) To elevate to the above league.
PROMOTE, verb. (chemistry) To increase the activity of a catalyst by changing its surface structure
PROMOTE, verb. (chess) To exchange a pawn for a queen or other piece when it reaches the 8th rank
PROMOTE TO GLORY, verb. (of a Salvationist) To cause to die

Dictionary definition

PROMOTE, verb. Contribute to the progress or growth of; "I am promoting the use of computers in the classroom".
PROMOTE, verb. Give a promotion to or assign to a higher position; "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".
PROMOTE, verb. Make publicity for; try to sell (a product); "The salesman is aggressively pushing the new computer model"; "The company is heavily advertizing their new laptops".
PROMOTE, verb. Be changed for a superior chess or checker piece.
PROMOTE, verb. 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.

Wise words

All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope.
Winston Churchill