Synonyms of patronage in English:

patronage


See definition of patronage

noun

1‘art patronage does not come cheap’

SYNONYMS
sponsorship, backing, funding, financing, philanthropy, promotion, furtherance, help, aid, assistance, support, guaranty, encouragement, championship, advocacy, defence, protection, guardianship, aegis, auspices

2‘the abuse of political patronage’

SYNONYMS
power of appointment, right of appointment, favouritism, nepotism, partisanship, partiality, preferential treatment
the old boy network

3‘that form of address implies slight patronage’

SYNONYMS
condescension, patronizing, deigning, stooping, disdain, disrespect, scorn, contempt, mockery
snobbery, snobbishness
rare patronization

4‘bus patronage was declining’

SYNONYMS
custom, trade, business, commerce, trafficking
shopping, buying, purchasing