What are some alternative words for patronage?

Synonyms for patronageˈpeɪ trə nɪdʒ, ˈpæ-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. backing, backup, championship, patronage(noun)

    the act of providing approval and support

    "his vigorous backing of the conservatives got him in trouble with progressives"

    fill-in, financial backing, patronage, relief, funding, financial support, backup, accompaniment, disdain, support, backup man, reliever, title, musical accompaniment, backing, condescension, trade, championship, mount, computer backup, business, stand-in, clientele, substitute

  2. clientele, patronage, business(noun)

    customers collectively

    "they have an upper class clientele"

    business concern, business sector, patronage, backing, clientele, backup, business organization, line of work, business enterprise, condescension, job, business organisation, byplay, stage business, commercial enterprise, line, trade, championship, disdain, occupation, business, concern

  3. condescension, disdain, patronage(noun)

    a communication that indicates lack of respect by patronizing the recipient

    trade, clientele, condescension, patronage, business, backup, backing, superciliousness, scorn, condescendingness, contempt, disdainfulness, championship, disdain, despite

  4. patronage(noun)

    (politics) granting favors or giving contracts or making appointments to office in return for political support

    trade, condescension, business, backing, clientele, backup, championship, disdain

  5. trade, patronage(verb)

    the business given to a commercial establishment by its customers

    "even before noon there was a considerable patronage"

    condescension, business deal, backup, deal, swop, patronage, trade wind, trade, business, backing, barter, clientele, craft, championship, disdain, swap

  6. patronage(verb)

    support by being a patron of

    keep going, patronize, patronise, support

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

    be a regular customer or client of

    "We patronize this store"; "Our sponsor kept our art studio going for as long as he could"

    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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. patronage(n.)

    favor, countenance, support, assistance, influence, friendship, aid

  2. patronage(n.)

    custom, good-will (of an established place of business)

Translations for patronage

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • رعايةArabic
  • schirmherrschaftGerman
  • πελατεία, πατρονάρισμαGreek
  • clientelaSpanish
  • asiakaskunta, alentuvuus, tukeminen, asiakkaat, kannattaminen, holhoaminenFinnish
  • soutien, clientèle, clientélismeFrench
  • संरक्षणHindi
  • pártfogás, patronázs, vevőkörHungarian
  • mecenato, patronatoPortuguese

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