verb (used with object), pa·tron·ized, pa·tron·iz·ing.
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Fishergate Baptist Chapel has an excellent interior, and it will accommodate about twice as many people as patronise it.Our Churches and Chapels|Atticus
We were too apt to patronise scholarship winners, as though a scholarship was toffee given as a reward for virtue.The New Machiavelli|Herbert George Wells
Punch is a beverage I don't patronise; it makes a man's hand shaky.Frank Fairlegh|Frank E. Smedley
They are generally stout, piggy-faced gentlemen, who eat hearty suppers, and patronise free-and-easys.Bentley's Miscellany, Volume II|Various
Fashion, or perhaps the hall-mark of the "gentleman" of those days, dictated that he should patronise art.Cathedral Cities of Italy|William Wiehe Collins