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English noun: promotion

1. promotion (communication) a message issued in behalf of some product or cause or idea or person or institution


SamplesThe packaging of new ideas.


Synonymspackaging, promotional material, publicity


Broader (hypernym)content, message, subject matter, substance


Narrower (hyponym)ad, advert, advertisement, advertising, advertizement, advertizing, ballyhoo, blurb, buildup, endorsement, hoopla, hype, indorsement, pitch, plug, PR, public relations, sales pitch, sales promotion, sales talk


Part meronymmarketing

2. promotion (act) act of raising in rank or position


Broader (hypernym)change


Narrower (hyponym)ennoblement, investiture, investment, preferment


Antonymsdemotion

3. promotion (communication) encouragement of the progress or growth or acceptance of something


Synonymsadvancement, furtherance


Broader (hypernym)encouragement

4. promotion (act) the advancement of some enterprise


SamplesHis experience in marketing resulted in the forwarding of his career.


Synonymsforwarding, furtherance


Broader (hypernym)advancement, progress









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