- To urge on or incite another, as to strife; also, to
inform against a person. - To contribute to the growth, enlargement, or prosperity
of (any process or thing that is in course); to forward; to further; to
encourage; to advance; to excite; as, to promote learning; to promote
disorder; to promote a business venture.
- To exalt in station, rank, or honor; to elevate; to
raise; to prefer; to advance; as, to promote an officer.