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Synonyms for espouse
ɪˈspaʊz, ɪˈspaʊs

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Princeton's WordNet

  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. Swarthmore President Valerie Smith:

    We have heard heartbreaking stories from students who feel unwelcome to the point of wanting to transfer out of our community. Those stories have come from across the spectrum of our student body -- from student protesters to Delta Upsilon, stories such as these reflect our failure to realize the values we so often espouse.

  2. Jacindamania Ardern:

    I've said many times that we are a nation of 200 ethnicities, 160 languages, we open our doors to others and say welcome. The only thing that must change after the events of Friday is that this same door must close on all of those who espouse hate and fear.

  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. Nancy Pelosi:

    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi'm not trying to run out the clock. Let House Speaker Nancy Pelosi get sophisticated about this, OK ? we will proceed when we have what we need to proceed, not one day sooner. And everybody has the liberty and the luxury to espouse their own position and to criticize me for trying to go down the path in the most determined positive way. Again, their advocacy for impeachment only gives me leverage.

  5. 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.

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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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