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Wordnet 3.0

VERB (4)

1. do one's shopping at; do business with; be a customer or client of;
[syn: patronize, patronise, shop, shop at, buy at, frequent, sponsor]

2. assume sponsorship of;
[syn: sponsor, patronize, patronise]

3. treat condescendingly;
[syn: patronize, patronise, condescend]

4. be a regular customer or client of;
- Example: "We patronize this store"
- Example: "Our sponsor kept our art studio going for as long as he could"
[syn: patronize, patronise, patronage, support, keep going]


WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

patronise v 1: do one's shopping at; do business with; be a customer or client of [syn: patronize, patronise, shop, shop at, buy at, frequent, sponsor] [ant: boycott] 2: assume sponsorship of [syn: sponsor, patronize, patronise] 3: treat condescendingly [syn: patronize, patronise, condescend] 4: be a regular customer or client of; "We patronize this store"; "Our sponsor kept our art studio going for as long as he could" [syn: patronize, patronise, patronage, support, keep going]