To promote the general welfare.
To promote a product.
Commercials promoting a new product.
She was promoted to manager.
An example of to promote is for a boss to make a salesperson a manager.
An example of promote is to obtain financial aid for a local theatre production.
An example of promote is to print information about soap in a magazine to increase sales.
Promote a Broadway show.
Promote a constitutional amendment.
Origin of promote
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Latin prōmōtus, perfect passive participle of prōmoveō (“move forward, advance").