The new textbooks are supposed to promote patriotism and respect for the “free-enterprise system.”
“Billy,” she said of him in one interview to promote the film.
Their own sites allow them to promote their preachers and religious interpretations, intermixed with news.
"We are striving so hard to promote dignity," says Rev. Hosam Naoum.
Like the plot of your film, do you think violent films can promote violence in real life?
Fomentations are chiefly employed to allay pain or irritation, or to promote suppuration or the healthy action of the parts.
Hang him, I'll promote him, anyway, for attending to his fire.
Under these circumstances it has appeared to me to promote their cicatrization.
I have done my utmost to promote the union of the two Societies in this town.
He saw much that he himself, given authority, might do to promote efficiency.
late 14c., "to advance (someone) to a higher grade or office," from Old French promoter and directly from Latin promotus, past participle of promovere "move forward, advance; cause to advance, push onward; bring to light, reveal," from pro- "forward" (see pro-) + movere "to move" (see move (v.)). General sense of "to further the growth or progress of (anything)" is from 1510s. Related: Promoted; promoting.