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1. patronage

noun. ['ˈpætrənɪdʒ, ˈpeɪtrənədʒ, ˈpeɪtrənɪdʒ'] the act of providing approval and support.

Synonyms

  • championship
  • approving
  • blessing
  • approval
  • backing

Antonyms

  • negate
  • disprove
  • disapprove
  • disagree

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Rhymes with Patronage

  • advantage
  • carnage
  • coinage
  • disadvantage
  • drainage
  • greenidge
  • grinage
  • harnage
  • linage
  • manage
  • micromanage
  • mismanage
  • parsonage
  • patronage
  • percentage
  • signage
  • tonnage
  • turnage
  • unmanage

How do you pronounce patronage?

Pronounce patronage as ˈpætrənɪʤ.

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Sentences with patronage


1. Noun, singular or mass
Customers need to know that you appreciate their patronage and time taken to write.

Quotes about patronage


1. There is nothing which can better deserve our patronage than the promotion of science and literature. Knowledge is in every country the surest basis of public happiness.
- George Washington

2. patronage

noun. ['ˈpætrənɪdʒ, ˈpeɪtrənədʒ, ˈpeɪtrənɪdʒ'] customers collectively.

Synonyms

  • people
  • business

Antonyms

  • discouragement
  • disapprobation
  • dislike

3. patronage

verb. ['ˈpætrənɪdʒ, ˈpeɪtrənədʒ, ˈpeɪtrənɪdʒ'] be a regular customer or client of.

Synonyms

  • foster
  • run on
  • support
  • nurture
  • patronise
  • patronize

Antonyms

  • accept
  • love
  • admire
  • liking

4. patronage

noun. ['ˈpætrənɪdʒ, ˈpeɪtrənədʒ, ˈpeɪtrənɪdʒ'] (politics) granting favors or giving contracts or making appointments to office in return for political support.

Synonyms

  • social control

Antonyms

  • boycott
  • invalidate

5. patronage

noun. ['ˈpætrənɪdʒ, ˈpeɪtrənədʒ, ˈpeɪtrənɪdʒ'] the business given to a commercial establishment by its customers.

Synonyms

  • custom
  • trade

Antonyms

  • discourage
  • biological
  • forbid

6. patronage

verb. ['ˈpætrənɪdʒ, ˈpeɪtrənədʒ, ˈpeɪtrənɪdʒ'] support by being a patron of.

Synonyms

  • keep
  • maintain

Antonyms

  • increase
  • appreciation
  • ready-made

7. patronage

noun. ['ˈpætrənɪdʒ, ˈpeɪtrənədʒ, ˈpeɪtrənɪdʒ'] a communication that indicates lack of respect by patronizing the recipient.

Synonyms

  • disparagement
  • derogation
  • condescension
  • depreciation

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • low status
  • unfavorable
  • misfortune
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