Tesauro Inglês

Sinônimos de patronize

(verbo) 
Definition
to treat (someone) in a condescending way
doctors who do not patronize their patients
Sinônimos
talk down to
,
look down on
,
treat as inferior
,
treat like a child
,
be lofty with
,
treat condescendingly
(verbo) 
Definition
to be a patron of
Some believe it is not the job of the government to patronize the arts.
Sinônimos
support
He supported the hardworking people.
,
promote
His country will do everything possible to promote peace.
,
sponsor
They are sponsoring a major pop art exhibition.
,
back
He is backed by the civic movement.
,
help
If you're not willing to help me, I'll find somebody who will.
,
fund
The foundation has funded a variety of faculty programs.
, ,
foster
They are keen to foster trading links with the West.
,
assist
They decided to assist me with my chores.
,
subscribe to
I've personally never subscribed to the view.
,
befriend
It's about an elderly woman and a young nurse who befriends her.
(verbo) 
Definition
to be a patron of
the record stores he patronized
Sinônimos
be a customer or client of
,
deal with
,
frequent
I hear she frequents that restaurant.
,
buy from
,
trade with
,
shop at
,
do business with

Sinônimos adicionais

in the sense of assist
Definition
to give help or support
They decided to assist me with my chores.
Sinônimos
aid,
work with,
work for,
collaborate with,
cooperate with,
lend a hand to,
lend a helping hand to,
give a leg up to (informal)
in the sense of back
He is backed by the civic movement.
Sinônimos
aid,
side with,
stand up for,
stand behind,
stick up for (informal),
take up the cudgels for
in the sense of befriend
Definition
to become a friend to
It's about an elderly woman and a young nurse who befriends her.
Sinônimos
make friends with,
aid,
stand by,
side with,

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