verb (used with object), pa·tron·ized, pa·tron·iz·ing.
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In college, McCann frequently patronized the Austin-based wings-and-beer joint Pluckers Wing Bar.
Meanwhile, package volumes surged as a homebound nation patronized online shopping to avoid crowded stores.USPS processed 150,000 ballots after Election Day, jeopardizing thousands of votes|Jacob Bogage, Christopher Ingraham|November 5, 2020|Washington Post
Sadly but predictably, the Hotel Pennsylvania is now a pretty dingy place that no one truly classy patronizes unless all they care about is cost.Gene Weingarten: Maybe the past is only a phone call away|Gene Weingarten|November 5, 2020|Washington Post
In that case, it may be up to customers to vote with their dollars and only patronize restaurants with fair employee election day policies.With High-Stakes Election Imminent, Some Restaurants Are Giving Time Off for Voting|Nick Mancall-Bitel|October 16, 2020|Eater
Third places like cafes are ideal for young creatives looking for affordable businesses they can patronize while also being able to practice their craft, Sbicca says.The Stages of Gentrification, as Told by Restaurant Openings|Vince Dixon|September 30, 2020|Eater
The note of patronization, the tone of superior wisdom, stung the scientist.The Tyranny of the Dark|Hamlin Garland