verb (used with object), pro·mot·ed, pro·mot·ing.
- promoter of the faith,
- promoting agent,
Origin of promote
Examples from the Web for promoting
And more trivial modifications like altering bodily odors and promoting a healthy lifestyle.
But he had to remember one thing: he was promoting himself at this point, Sam Cooke, not RCA.How Martin Luther King Jr. Influenced Sam Cooke’s ‘A Change Is Gonna Come’|Peter Guralnick|December 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Their clear priorities : faster economic growth and promoting upward mobility for the middle and working classes.
So I was happy to see that the European theory of terroir was in action, promoting with pride the qualities of a specific region.
Ultimately, disclosure laws are an essential tool for promoting transparent supply chains and corporate accountability.Aaron Rodgers Takes Aim at Congo’s ‘Blood Minerals’ War|John Prendergast|December 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Promoting self under the guise of promoting Christ is currently so common as to excite little notice.The Pursuit of God|A. W. Tozer
Academy, the Boston, an association in Boston, established for the purpose of promoting the study and culture of the art of music.A Treatise on Domestic Economy|Catherine Esther Beecher
For this desire was superseded by that of promoting the welfare of my family.
It would seem that his atrocious conduct has not prevented the Spaniards from promoting him.
Thomas English was one of those very noisy and active preachers who do so much in promoting revivals.A Few Words About the Devil|Charles Bradlaugh
Word Origin for promote
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.