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Definition 1: be a regular customer or client of - [verb of communication]

Samples where patronise or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for patronise in the sense of this definition

(patronise is a kind of ...) help develop, help grow

"nurture his talents"

(patronise has a similar meaning as ...) continue uninterrupted

"The disease will run on unchecked" "The party kept going until 4 A.M."

Definition 2: treat condescendingly - [verb of communication]

Synonyms for patronise in the sense of this definition

(patronise is a kind of ...) act together or towards others or with others

"He should interact more with his colleagues"

(... is a kind of patronise ) make concessions to

Definition 3: assume sponsorship of - [verb of possession]

Synonyms for patronise in the sense of this definition

(patronise is a kind of ...) support materially or financially

"he does not support his natural children" "The scholarship supported me when I was in college"

(... is a kind of patronise ) sponsor together with another sponsor

Synonyms for patronise in the sense of this definition

(patronise is a kind of ...) give moral or psychological support, aid, or courage to

"She supported him during the illness" "Her children always backed her up"

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