promotion etymology

English word promotion comes from Latin moveo

Detailed word origin of promotion

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
moveo Latin (lat) (of plants) I put forth. I arouse, excite, promote, produce. I begin, commence, undertake. I disturb, shake, remove. I excite, inspire. I exert, exercise. I move, stir, set in motion. I present or offer (an oblation or gift). I trouble, concern, torment (someone).
promovere Latin (lat)
promotio Latin (lat)
promocion Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro)
promotion English (eng) (marketing) Dissemination of positive information about a product, product line, brand, or company.. (zoology, chiefly, entomology) Forward motion. (Contrast remotion.). An advancement in rank or position.

Words with the same origin as promotion

Descendants of moveo
commotion commute emotion emotional moment momentum motion motor motorbike motorcycle move mutant mutation mute mutual removal remove