promote (one) from (something) to (something else)(redirected from promoted him from to)
promote (one) from (something) to (something else)
To elevate one from a particular rank or position within a corporate or military hierarchy to a higher one. Often used in passive constructions. They promoted her from Regional Manager to General Manager after just over a year in the position. For his years of service, the President promoted Wilks from Colonel to Major General.
See also: promote