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acquaint, advance, advise, announce, apprise, ballyhoo, bill, blazon, boost, build up.
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Correct spelling:
patron
Definition:
A master who had freed his slave, but still retained some paternal rights over him.

Synonyms:

noun
admirer
girlfriend, lover, wooer, Rooter, rooters.
assistant
cooperator, fellow worker, helpmate, lieutenant, mate, temp, temporary worker, Temps, partners, Co-operator, cooperators, fellow workers, right-hand person, righthand person.
benefactor
benefactor, contributor, donor, Good Samaritan, grantor, guarantor, helper, mentor, patroness, philanthropist, protector, provider, samaritan, savior, sponsor, Aider, Donator, alms-giver, friend in need.
boarder
paying guest, paying guests.
cash cow
money-spinner, moneymaker, golden goose, source of steady profit.
customer
buyer, client, consumer, customer, shopper.
enthusiast
addict, aficionado, buff, connoisseur, devotee, enthusiast, fan, fancier, fiend, freak, nut, supporter, zealot.
follower
bootlicker, hanger-on, participant, sidekick, vassal, votary.
frequenter
regulars, frequent visitor, regular customer.
insurer
guarantor.
master
padrone.
meal ticket
financial support.
patron
frequenter, sponsor, supporter.
person
patron.
person who does business at establishment
buyer, client, customer, frequenter, purchaser, shopper, habitué.
person who supports a cause
advocate, angel, backer, benefactor, booster, champion, defender, fan, friend, front, guarantor, guardian, guide, head, helper, leader, partisan, patron saint, philanthropist, protector, sponsor, supporter, surety, sympathizer, well-wisher, Encourager, fairy godparent, financer.
philanthropist
philanthropist.
proponent
seconder, seconders.
subscriber
contributor, signer.
Examples of usage:
  1. I came as your Patron, not as your Pal; I did not meddle with your secrets- did not touch your plunder. – What Will He Do With It, Book 10. by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  2. Sometimes it was: " Dear and admirable patron, I feel as if I might get well again." – Blind Love by Wilkie Collins
  3. All his ancient feelings of devotion, if they had ever genuinely existed towards his former friend and patron, turned to gall. – The Life of John of Barneveld, 1609-15, Volume I. by John Lothrop Motley Last Updated: February 7, 2009
  4. A man of some station in society, and who considered himself a powerful patron in art, said at a public dinner, where he was charmed with Fuseli's conversation, " If you ever come my way, Fuseli, I shall be happy to see you." – Anecdotes of Painters, Engravers, Sculptors and Architects, and Curiosities of Art, (Vol. 2 of 3) by Shearjashub Spooner
  5. Taking Graspum by the hand, he says, " there is a clear hundred for you, old patron!" – Our World, or, The Slaveholders Daughter by F. Colburn Adams

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