patronise

Definitions of patronise
  1. verb
    assume sponsorship of
    synonyms: patronize, sponsor
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    types:
    cosponsor
    sponsor together with another sponsor
    type of:
    support
    support materially or financially
  2. verb
    be a regular customer or client of
    synonyms: keep going, patronage, patronize, support
    keep going, run on
    continue uninterrupted
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    type of:
    foster, nurture
    help develop, help grow
  3. verb
    do one's shopping at; do business with; be a customer or client of
    synonyms: buy at, frequent, patronize, shop, shop at, sponsor
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    Antonyms:
    boycott
    refuse to sponsor; refuse to do business with
    type of:
    back up, support
    give moral or psychological support, aid, or courage to
  4. verb
    treat condescendingly
    synonyms: condescend, patronize
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    types:
    stoop to
    make concessions to
    type of:
    interact
    act together or towards others or with others
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