What are some alternative words for patronize?

Synonyms for patronizeˈpeɪ trəˌnaɪz, ˈpæ-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sponsor, patronize, patronise(verb)

    assume sponsorship of

    Synonyms:
    condescend, sponsor, keep going, buy at, patronage, shop at, patronize, frequent, patronise, support, shop

    Antonyms:
    boycott

  2. patronize, patronise, shop, shop at, buy at, frequent, sponsor(verb)

    do one's shopping at; do business with; be a customer or client of

    Synonyms:
    haunt, keep going, give away, frequent, betray, patronise, support, browse, shit, shop, condescend, buy at, stag, patronize, rat, sponsor, snitch, patronage, denounce, tell on, grass, shop at

    Antonyms:
    boycott

  3. patronize, patronise, condescend(verb)

    treat condescendingly

    Synonyms:
    condescend, sponsor, keep going, descend, buy at, patronage, shop at, stoop, patronize, frequent, patronise, support, shop, lower oneself, deign

    Antonyms:
    boycott

  4. patronize, patronise, patronage, support, keep going(verb)

    be a regular customer or client of

    Synonyms:
    digest, abide, buy at, tolerate, tide over, support, shop at, plunk for, hold up, endure, frequent, bridge over, back, stick out, fend for, patronise, run on, back up, keep going, put up, corroborate, endorse, stomach, defend, confirm, bear out, affirm, shop, subscribe, brook, indorse, suffer, stand, sustain, patronize, underpin, condescend, substantiate, hold, plump for, patronage, sponsor, bear

    Antonyms:
    boycott

Wiktionary

  1. patronize(verb)

    To assume a tone of unjustified superiority; to talk down to; to treat condescendingly.

    Synonyms:
    condescend

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. patronize(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    favor, countenance, support, aid, assist, help, befriend, make interest for

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

patronise, flatter


Translations for patronize

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • [[herablassend]] [[behandeln]]German
  • υποστηρίGreek
  • menospreciar, patrocinarSpanish
  • tukea, holhota, asioida, suojella, kannattaaFinnish
  • patrociner, fréquenter, prendre de hautFrench
  • patrocinare, degnarsi, trattare con sufficienza, trattare dall'alto in basso, sponsorizzareItalian
  • חָסדָנוּתHebrew
  • ひいきにしますJapanese
  • 장사Korean
  • हेप्नुNepali
  • betuttelen, denigrerenDutch
  • apadrinharPortuguese
  • смотреть свысока, обращаться снисходительноRussian
  • 寵幸Chinese

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