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Synonyms for espouse
ɪˈspaʊz, ɪˈspaʊses·pouse

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  1. adopt, follow, espouseverb

    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, espouseverb

    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 upverb

    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

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. espouseverb

    Synonyms:
    betroth, promise marriage with

  2. espouseverb

    Synonyms:
    marry, wed, join in wedlock

  3. espouseverb

    Synonyms:
    adopt, defend, embrace, maintain, support

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How to use espouse in a sentence?

  1. 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.

  2. Hillary Clinton:

    Now, extreme views about women, we expect that from some of the terrorist groups, we expect that from people who don't want to live in the modern world, but it's a little hard to take from Republicans who want to be the president of the United States, yet they espouse out of date, out of touch policies. They are dead wrong for 21st century America. We are going forward, we are not going back.

  3. Doug Jones:

    You can espouse these crazy theories, but you've got to connect the dots to somebody trying to put something into action.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.


Translations for espouse

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  • تتبنىArabic
  • поддържам, женя сеBulgarian
  • heiraten, zur Frau nehmen, ehelichen, zum Mann nehmenGerman
  • ασπάζομαι, ενστερνίζομαιGreek
  • geedziĝi je, subteni, apogi, adeptiEsperanto
  • kannattaa, omaksuaFinnish
  • adopter, épouserFrench
  • ಸಂಗಾತಿKannada
  • ondersteunen, trouwen, aannemen, tot man nemen, verdedigen, tot vrouw nemen, met, in het huwelijk tredenDutch
  • ożenić się, wyjść za mąż, poślubićPolish
  • apoiar, desposarPortuguese
  • женитьсяRussian
  • చేపట్టుTelugu
  • زوجہUrdu
  • 信奉Chinese

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