• verb: to change the rank or position of (someone) to a higher or more important one
  • verb: to advance in station, rank, or honor
  • synonyms: raise, forward, further


  • The President's visit was intended to 'promote' [='further'] foreign trade.

  • The island is being 'promoted' as a destination for romantic getaways.

  • The team have been 'promoted' to the First Division.

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  • (..) "We the people of the United States, "in order to form a more perfect union, "establish justice, "ensure domestic tranquility, "provide for the common defense, promote the general welfare..." How many county judges in Alabama? Sixty-seven. Name them. Aren't we done? Are we not done with this? (..)
    2014 Selma