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Synonyms for espouse

Synonyms for espouse

to join or be joined in marriage

to take, as another's idea, and make one's own

Synonyms for espouse

take up the cause, ideology, practice, method, of someone and use it as one's own

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BEIRUT: Health Minister Ali Hasan Khalil called on various Lebanese groups to espouse "open responsible dialogue" because this was the only way out of Lebanon's multiple crises.
If you have a story to tell, an idea to pass along or an opinion to espouse, don't be shy: Let Recycling Today and its readers know.
The free-verse creations espouse a variety of themes as diverse as their authors, from a transcript of the words of God to His prophet to coping with the knowledge of what one weighs when stepping on the bathroom scale in the morning to a mother's grief at losing her son.
While denying that Ramadan was excluded on ideological grounds, Jones said, "Professor Ramadan, tomorrow, could endorse or espouse terrorism.
Now more than ever we need to espouse the benefits of using public transportation, and our new hometown trolley will help us do this.
Berlinski understands that taking such a hard line could make her sound racist and intolerant, but the rhetoric coming from radical Islamists--some of whom espouse the full implementation of Islamic sharia law, reduced rights for women, and death for gays and lesbians--requires a strong stand.
In the sequel, Soul Stealer, Pip and her brother Tim, along with Sebastian, find new villains to fight and new causes to espouse.
If those who espouse any faith conduct themselves wisely, in both words and actions, to those outside that faith, then others will be drawn to its teachings.
I don't care for many of the positions espoused by those who identify, themselves as members of the Religious Right, or the way in which many espouse them, but I don't think they're destroying America or Jesus.
Ficino punningly responded, "Would that the marvelous youth had diligently considered the arguments and discussions I have dealt with above before he had had the rashness to confront his own teacher and to espouse an opinion so contrary to that of all the Platonists.
A section of the Muslim middle class and elite, however, was threatened by the militancy of such movements and chose to espouse a modernist version of Islam more amenable to cooperation with colonial powers.
An alteration in its rhetoric, perhaps by starting to espouse a "sound dollar" or offer a studious "no comment" when queried about the currency, can help push the foreign exchanges in the needed direction in light of their sensitivity to any change in the "strong dollar" mantra.
The ethicality of communicative behaviors is indeterminate if communicators do not espouse logically consistent ethical systems against which their ethics-in-use and behaviors can be evaluated.
Tate says: "To know PE is to love the agitprop (and artful noise) and to worry over the whack retarded philosophy they espouse.
As modern managers not only espouse Theory Y principles but also put them into action ("walk their talk"), organizational excellence will become common.