Definition of "promoted" []

  • To further or encourage the progress or existence of (verb)
  • To raise to a higher rank, status, degree, etc (verb)
  • To advance (a pupil or student) to a higher course, class, etc (verb)
  • To urge the adoption of; work for (verb)
  • To encourage the sale of (a product) by advertising or securing financial support (verb)
  • To exchange (a pawn) for any piece other than a king when the pawn reaches the 8th rank (verb)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of promote. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "promoted" in a sentence
  • "The label promoted the album strongly, making it a hit in his native Britain."
  • "When reporting on the same-sex marriage controversy, they should observe that “what critics call ‘homophobia’ — a term promoted by gay and lesbian activists — is not recognized by medical authorities.”..."
  • "Hype-cycle is a term promoted by Gartner to provide pointers to how new technology adoption happens."