Synonyms of promote in English:

promote


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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