Promotion etymology


English word promotion comes from Latin moveo

Etymology of promotion

Detailed word origin of promotion

Dictionary entry Language Definition
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 (en) (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

emotion moment motion move