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Synonyms for sponsor
ˈspɒn sər

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  1. sponsornoun

    underwriter, patron

Princeton's WordNet

  1. patron, sponsor, supporternoun

    someone who supports or champions something

    friend, garter, supporter, patron, help, suspensor, champion, presenter, athletic supporter, jockstrap, booster, admirer, assistant, jock, frequenter, helper, protagonist

  2. presenter, sponsorverb

    an advocate who presents a person (as for an award or a degree or an introduction etc.)

    supporter, presenter, giver, bestower, donor, patron, conferrer

  3. sponsor, patronize, patroniseverb

    assume sponsorship of

    condescend, keep going, buy at, patronage, shop at, patronize, frequent, patronise, support, shop

  4. sponsorverb

    assume responsibility for or leadership of

    "The senator announced that he would sponsor the health care plan"

    frequent, patronize, shop at, patronise, shop, buy at

  5. patronize, patronise, shop, shop at, buy at, frequent, sponsorverb

    do one's shopping at; do business with; be a customer or client of

    haunt, keep going, give away, frequent, betray, patronise, support, browse, shit, shop, condescend, buy at, stag, patronize, rat, snitch, patronage, denounce, tell on, grass, shop at

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  1. sponsornoun


  2. sponsornoun

    godfather or godmother

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. sponsornoun

    godparent, surety

    Associated words:
    sponsorial, sponsorship, sponsion, ward, protégé

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  1. Anuj Somany:

    There are basically two types of NEWS i.e MADE and PAID. MADE is prepared to inject sponsor's word secretly into ordinary public's head to promote some product or person and PAID is spread exactly as said by the hidden master for higher profit.

  2. Donald Trump:

    This unprecedented step, led by the Department of State, recognizes the reality that Iran is not only a state sponsor of terrorism, but that the IRGC actively participates in, finances and promotes terrorism as a tool of statecraft.

  3. Eric Schultz:

    As we announced months ago, President Obama will deliver speeches from time to time, some of those speeches will be paid, some will be unpaid, and regardless of venue or sponsor, President Obama will be true to his values, his vision, and his record.

  4. Brian Marriott:

    It is still very early and we are awaiting further guidance on the matter, our focus is on continuing to provide quality services and care to the minors in HHS/ORR funded facilities and reunifying minors with a relative or appropriate sponsor as we have done since HHS inherited the program. Reunification is always the ultimate goal of those entrusted with the care of UACs, and the administration is working towards that for those UACs currently in HHS custody.

  5. Mike Pompeo:

    I think lifting the state sponsor terrorism designation there... if we can take care of those victim of those tragedies, that would be a good thing for American foreign policy.

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    Synonym for Oxymoron
    • A. Contradictory
    • B. Ignorant
    • C. Stupid
    • D. Demented

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