Textual thesaurus for "patronage"

(noun) trade

the business given to a commercial establishment by its customers

even before noon there was a considerable patronage

(noun) championship, backing, backup

the act of providing approval and support

his vigorous backing of the conservatives got him in trouble with progressives

(noun) disdain, condescension

a communication that indicates lack of respect by patronizing the recipient

(noun) clientele, business

customers collectively

they have an upper class clientele

(verb) patronise, patronize, keep going, support

be a regular customer or client of

We patronize this store; Our sponsor kept our art studio going for as long as he could