Synonyms of patronize in English:


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1‘don't patronize me!’

treat condescendingly, treat with condescension, condescend to, look down on, talk down to, put down, humiliate, treat like a child, treat as inferior, treat with disdain, treat contemptuously, treat scornfully, be snobbish to, look down one's nose at

2‘they patronized the local tradesmen’

do business with, buy from, shop at, be a customer of, be a client of, bring custom to, bring trade to, deal with, trade with
frequent, haunt, attend, visit
subscribe to, join, become a member of, support
informal hang out at

3‘Joseph Bonaparte patronized a national museum of painting’

sponsor, back, fund, finance, be a patron of, promote, further, foster, help, aid, assist, support, encourage, champion, protect