Patron and Supporter


Patron noun - A person who takes the responsibility for some other person or thing.
Usage example: the wealthy philanthropist is one of the city's most generous patrons of its symphony orchestra

Supporter is a synonym for patron in help topic. In some cases you can use "Supporter" instead a noun "Patron", when it comes to topics like backer, philanthropist, person who supports a cause. popular alternative


Supporter noun - Someone who supports or champions something.

Patron is a synonym for supporter in person topic. You can use "Patron" instead a noun "Supporter", if it concerns topics such as help, backer, advocate, contributor. popular alternative

How words are described

known known patron known supporter
female female patron female supporter
best best patron best supporter
particular particular patron particular supporter
Other adjectives: open, powerful, big, great, huge, famous, chief, former, mysterious, wealthy, financial.

Both words in one sentence

  • Series / Wolf Hall Wolsey did after all act as Cromwell's supporter, patron and friend for much of Cromwell's life.
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