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Synonyms for espouse
ɪˈspaʊz, ɪˈspaʊs

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  1. adopt, follow, espouse(verb)

    choose and follow; as of theories, ideas, policies, strategies or plans

    "She followed the feminist movement"; "The candidate espouses Republican ideals"

    Synonyms:
    conform to, take in, embrace, play along, acquire, travel along, keep an eye on, fall out, sweep up, take, adopt, hook up with, borrow, comply, come after, assume, abide by, survey, take over, be, watch over, pursue, take after, keep up, get hitched with, get married, wed, watch, keep abreast, follow, marry, stick to, observe, surveil, conjoin, dramatise, succeed, accompany, come, postdate, take on, trace, stick with, dramatize, take up

  2. marry, get married, wed, conjoin, hook up with, get hitched with, espouse(verb)

    take in marriage

    Synonyms:
    follow, hook up with, get hitched with, conjoin, wed, tie, sweep up, adopt, marry, join, get married, splice, embrace

  3. espouse, embrace, adopt, sweep up(verb)

    take up the cause, ideology, practice, method, of someone and use it as one's own

    "She embraced Catholicism"; "They adopted the Jewish faith"

    Synonyms:
    embrace, adopt, hook up with, acquire, marry, sweep, cover, get hitched with, dramatize, wed, hug, take up, comprehend, assume, get married, embroil, take in, encompass, follow, squeeze, sweep up, conjoin, bosom, take, take over, dramatise, drag in, borrow, take on, drag, tangle

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. espouse(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    betroth, promise marriage with

  2. espouse(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    marry, wed, join in wedlock

  3. espouse(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    adopt, defend, embrace, maintain, support

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How to use espouse in a sentence?

  1. Jacob Wells:

    This is really coming down ideological lines, we're not just going to cut off one half of the population's ability to espouse their ideas or desires because the other side yells at us to do it.

  2. Justice Diane MacDonald:

    It appears that, due to their strong religious beliefs, they are intolerant of those who do not espouse identical views. This includes other Christians.

  3. Abdullah Younous:

    It’s nice to see that our policies and what we espouse are resonating with people running for governor, the landscape is really shifting, and people are noticing it across the state.

  4. Prime Minister Manuel Valls:

    There is a real danger, especially when the blockade is not resilient enough to hold back a political group that does not espouse our democracy's core values.

  5. Naly Pilorge:

    Victim-blaming rhetoric, which the Cambodian government has continued to espouse ... only further entrenches gender inequality and sustains an enabling environment for violence and impunity, without a genuine commitment to gender equality from all levels of government, the [plan] will have little impact on the lives of women in Cambodia.


Translations for espouse

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  • تتبنىArabic
  • поддържам, женя сеBulgarian
  • heiraten, zum Mann nehmen, ehelichen, zur Frau nehmenGerman
  • ενστερνίζομαι, ασπάζομαιGreek
  • adepti, apogi, geedziĝi je, subteniEsperanto
  • kannattaa, omaksuaFinnish
  • épouser, adopterFrench
  • ಸಂಗಾತಿKannada
  • ondersteunen, met, tot man nemen, in het huwelijk treden, tot vrouw nemen, verdedigen, aannemen, trouwenDutch
  • poślubić, ożenić się, wyjść za mążPolish
  • apoiar, desposarPortuguese
  • женитьсяRussian
  • చేపట్టుTelugu
  • زوجہUrdu
  • 信奉Chinese

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