PATRONAGE MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Patronage Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) The right of nomination to political office; also, the offices, contracts, honors, etc., which a public officer may bestow by favor.
  2. (n.) Guardianship, as of a saint; tutelary care.
  3. (v. t.) To act as a patron of; to maintain; to defend.
  4. (n.) Special countenance or support; favor, encouragement, or aid, afforded to a person or a work; as, the patronage of letters; patronage given to an author.
  5. (n.) Business custom.
  6. (n.) The right of presentation to church or ecclesiastical benefice; advowson.


Synonyms:
Backing, Business, Championship, Clientele, Condescension, Disdain, Patronize, Support, Trade,

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