promoveo

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Etymology[edit]

From prō + moveō (move).

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present active prōmoveō, present infinitive prōmovēre, perfect active prōmōvī, supine prōmōtum

  1. I move forward, cause to advance, push onward, propel, advance.
  2. I extend, enlarge, increase.
  3. (of a joint) I put out, dislocate, displace.
  4. (figuratively) I bring to pass, effect, accomplish, progress.
  5. (figuratively) I enlarge, increase, promote, advance.
  6. (figuratively) I bring to light, reveal.
  7. (figuratively) I put off, defer, postpone.

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References[edit]

  • promoveo in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879