Promote

Definition of Promote

Pro`mote´
v. t.1.
[imp. & p. p. Promoted; p. pr. & vb. n. Promoting.]
1.To contribute to the growth, enlargement, or prosperity of (any process or thing that is in course); to forward; to further; to encourage; to advance; to excite; as, to promote learning; to promote disorder; to promote a business venture.
2.To exalt in station, rank, or honor; to elevate; to raise; to prefer; to advance; as, to promote an officer.
I will promote thee unto very great honor.
- Num. xxii. 17.
Exalt her, and she shall promote thee.
- Prov. iv. 18.
v. i.1.To urge on or incite another, as to strife; also, to inform against a person.

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