espouse definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To take in marriage; marry.
    • to offer (a female) in-marriage.
    • to offer your commitment or assistance to (an underlying cause, as an example); follow.
    • To betroth; to promise in marriage; to provide as partner.
    • To just take as partner; to decide to try spouse; to get married.
    • To decide to try your self with a view to steadfastly keep up; to create your own; to use up the explanation for; to adopt; to embrace.
  • verb:
    • To become/get hitched to.
    • to simply accept, help, or take on as one’s own (a thought or a reason).
    • take in marriage
    • select and take; at the time of concepts, tips, policies, methods or programs
    • take-up the main cause, ideology, training, technique, of someone and use it together's very own
  • noun:
    • A spouse.
  • others:
    • To guarantee, engage, or bestow in marriage; betroth.
    • to take relationship; marry; wed.
    • To take to one's self, or make a person's very own; embrace; adopt; be a participator or partizan in: as, to espouse the quarrel of another; to espouse an underlying cause.
    • To pledge; commit; engage.

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