patronise


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patronise


Past participle: patronised
Gerund: patronising

Imperative
patronise
patronise
Present
I patronise
you patronise
he/she/it patronises
we patronise
you patronise
they patronise
Preterite
I patronised
you patronised
he/she/it patronised
we patronised
you patronised
they patronised
Present Continuous
I am patronising
you are patronising
he/she/it is patronising
we are patronising
you are patronising
they are patronising
Present Perfect
I have patronised
you have patronised
he/she/it has patronised
we have patronised
you have patronised
they have patronised
Past Continuous
I was patronising
you were patronising
he/she/it was patronising
we were patronising
you were patronising
they were patronising
Past Perfect
I had patronised
you had patronised
he/she/it had patronised
we had patronised
you had patronised
they had patronised
Future
I will patronise
you will patronise
he/she/it will patronise
we will patronise
you will patronise
they will patronise
Future Perfect
I will have patronised
you will have patronised
he/she/it will have patronised
we will have patronised
you will have patronised
they will have patronised
Future Continuous
I will be patronising
you will be patronising
he/she/it will be patronising
we will be patronising
you will be patronising
they will be patronising
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been patronising
you have been patronising
he/she/it has been patronising
we have been patronising
you have been patronising
they have been patronising
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been patronising
you will have been patronising
he/she/it will have been patronising
we will have been patronising
you will have been patronising
they will have been patronising
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been patronising
you had been patronising
he/she/it had been patronising
we had been patronising
you had been patronising
they had been patronising
Conditional
I would patronise
you would patronise
he/she/it would patronise
we would patronise
you would patronise
they would patronise
Past Conditional
I would have patronised
you would have patronised
he/she/it would have patronised
we would have patronised
you would have patronised
they would have patronised
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.patronise - do one's shopping at; do business with; be a customer or client of
back up, support - give moral or psychological support, aid, or courage to; "She supported him during the illness"; "Her children always backed her up"
boycott - refuse to sponsor; refuse to do business with
2.patronise - assume sponsorship of
support - support materially or financially; "he does not support his natural children"; "The scholarship supported me when I was in college"
cosponsor - sponsor together with another sponsor
3.patronise - treat condescendingly
stoop to - make concessions to
interact - act together or towards others or with others; "He should interact more with his colleagues"
4.patronise - be a regular customer or client of; "We patronize this store"; "Our sponsor kept our art studio going for as long as he could"
nurture, foster - help develop, help grow; "nurture his talents"
keep going, run on - continue uninterrupted; "The disease will run on unchecked"; "The party kept going until 4 A.M."
Translations
يَتَعامَل باسْتِعلائِيَّهيزور، يَتَرَدَّد على، يَشْتَري من
sÿna yfirlætislega góîvildvera fastur viîskiptavinur

patron

(ˈpeitrən) noun
1. a person who supports (often with money) an artist, musician, writer, form of art etc. He's a patron of the arts.
2. a (regular) customer of a shop etc. The manager said that he knew all his patrons.
patronage (ˈpӕtrənidʒ) , ((American) ˈpei-) noun
the support given by a patron.
ˈpatronize, ˈpatronise (ˈpӕ-) , ((American) ˈpei-) verb
1. to behave towards (someone) in a way which is kind and friendly but which nevertheless shows that one thinks oneself to be more important, clever etc than that person. He's a nice fellow but he does patronize his assistants.
2. to visit (a shop, theatre, society etc) regularly. That's not a shop I patronize nowadays.
ˈpatronizing, ˈpatronising adjective
ˈpatronizingly, ˈpatronisingly adverb
patron saint
a saint who protects a particular person, group of people, country etc. St Andrew is the patron saint of Scotland.
References in classic literature ?
Though a patriot, I am poor; if my own country will not patronise me, I must seek a market elsewhere.
They, however, who patronise these traditions give us very specious accounts of the zeal and piety of the Abyssins at their first conversion.
The Federal Government should patronise registered and certified engineers.