espouse

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ɪˈspaʊz/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ɪˈspaʊz, ɪˈspaʊs/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(i spouz, i spous)


Inflections of 'espouse' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
espouses
v 3rd person singular
espousing
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
espoused
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
espoused
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."

WordReference English Thesaurus © 2020
Sense: To support
Synonyms:
advocate , adopt, take up, uphold , support , take the side of, side with, show support for, approve , back , champion , stand up for, stand behind, embrace
Sense: To take as a spouse
Synonyms:
marry , wed , betroth, get married to, get hitched to, put a ring on (slang)

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