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1. patronise

verb. be a regular customer or client of.

Synonyms

  • foster
  • run on
  • support
  • nurture
  • patronize
  • patronage

Antonyms

  • disallow
  • disapproval
  • invalidate
  • negate

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2. patronise

verb. assume sponsorship of.

Synonyms

  • sponsor
  • patronize
  • cosponsor

Antonyms

  • unstuff
  • free
  • advance
  • infrequent

3. patronise

verb. treat condescendingly.

Synonyms

  • condescend
  • patronize
  • stoop to

Antonyms

  • disapprove
  • disagree
  • take
  • inactivity

4. patronise

verb. do one's shopping at; do business with; be a customer or client of.

Synonyms

  • support
  • buy at
  • sponsor
  • back up
  • patronize
  • frequent
  • shop

Antonyms

  • uncommon
  • sell
  • discontinue
  • discourage

Sentences with patronise


1. Verb, base form
The cafe could be crowded, smoky or have uncomfortable seats, making it difficult to patronise the cafe for hours on end.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
According to Entrepreneur Magazine, the definition of a customer service policy is “the degree of assistance and courtesy granted those who patronise a business."

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