Synonyms of promote in English:

promote


See definition of promote

verb

1‘she's been promoted—she's head of her department now’

SYNONYMS

advance, upgrade, give promotion to, give a higher position to, elevate, move up, raise, improve the position of, improve the status of, aggrandize

informal kick upstairs

archaic prefer

ANTONYMS

demote

2‘an organization promoting racial equality’

SYNONYMS

encourage, further, advance, assist, aid, help, contribute to, foster, nurture, develop, boost, stimulate, forward

advocate, recommend, urge, support, back, endorse, champion, speak for, proselytize, sponsor, espouse, push for, work for

ANTONYMS

obstruct, impede

3‘she went over to America to promote her new book’

SYNONYMS

advertise, publicize, give publicity to, bang the drum for, beat the drum for, popularize, sell, market, merchandise

informal push, plug, give a plug to, hype, hype up, give a puff to, puff, puff up, boost, flog

North American informal ballyhoo, flack, huckster