Textual thesaurus for "promote"

(verb) push, advertise, advertize

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

(verb) upgrade, raise, elevate, kick upstairs, advance

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

(verb) boost, advance, encourage, further

contribute to the progress or growth of

I am promoting the use of computers in the classroom