To raise to a more important or responsible job or rank.transitive verb
To advance (a student) to the next higher grade.transitive verb
To contribute to the progress or growth of; further. synonym: advance.transitive verb
To urge the adoption of; advocate.transitive verb
To attempt to sell or popularize by advertising or publicity.transitive verb
To help establish or organize (a new enterprise), as by securing financial backing.
In ecclesiastical law, to appeal to an ecclesiastical court, acting therein as informant and receiving compensation or fines exacted from the defendant. Such an informant is called a promoter and the court is said to be promoted.
To contribute to the establishment, growth, enlargement, or improvement of, as of anything valuable, or to the development, increase, or influence of, as of anything evil; forward; advance.