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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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I'm not sure what values Ford espoused at that time, but 'doctoring photos to remove anybody who isn't white' probably wasn't one of them.
From the role that the idea of Paradise plays in the psychological qualities of the mother-infant bond and child development, to a close analysis of the Biblical tale of Paradise and the Fall, to links between the Jungian individuation process and the legends and myths of Paradise espoused by various cultures, Longing for Paradise deeply scrutinizes the complex interplay of human belief and thought processes.
Rather we develop respect for those individuals and their associates because they espoused principles considered essential to true democracy.
I couldn't agree more with the article entitled "Assault on the Electoral College" (June 26) by George Detweiler, especially his exposure of the idiocy of, not to mention the blatant unconstitutionality of, the proposed "National Popular Vote Plan" espoused by a number of political has-beens.
In this context the "technical" refers not to the knowledge but rather the innovative pedagogy most closely aligned with the experiential learning espoused by John Dewey (1916).
In January, after being sued by a group of parents, a California school district canceled its plans for a month-long philosophy class that espoused intelligent design.
This dubious utopia has now been shattered by the new populists, whose rhetoric is similar whether they are "officially" left- or right-wing: The new German Linkspartei and the Front National in France both campaign against immigrants taking away jobs from "our people"--although it should be added that the Left still largely abstains from the anti-Islam agenda espoused by right-wing politicians like Fortuyn.
It has espoused wholesale the Palestinian narrative, and formed policy that is based on misinformation about Israel and its policies (Council urges pressure on firms supporting Israeli occupation, Journal Web story, June 27).
Over the centuries and especially today, that word 'love' has become so distorted from the ideal espoused by Paul that we seem to have forgotten what true love is.
In our current mandatory membership Bar, member lawyers' objections or disagreements with publicly espoused positions by "the Bar" are simply nonexistent to those in "leadership" who have access to the microphones and the cooperation and encouragement of the media.
The new "cutting-edge sexual morality" espoused in the Humanist (November/December 2004), which includes "underage sex;" "polyamory" (group sexual bonding); and gay, lesbian, transsexual and transgendered sexuality, can destroy the passionate, faithful, lawful conjugal sexuality that creates the stable, loving families needed for the survival of ethical societies.
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.
But pushing for Marcos's ouster was not only a triumph for Secretary of State George Shultz and his assistant secretary Elliot Abrams, both of whom argued against the notion espoused by Jeane Kirkpatrick that it was a had thing to topple friendly authoritarian regimes; it also marked a change in Reagan's approach to the evil empire.
In his treatise "On Being and the One," Pico had espoused the Aristotelian position identifying the One with ultimate Being and rejected the Neoplatonic position elevating the One above Being.
The opening up of Islamic societies to western capitalism led to the rise of a landed middle class that espoused a form of revivalist and populist Islam inimical to Western/Russian expansionism.