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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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Several art historians have noted how many of the great espousers of the Arts and Crafts Movement were themselves inspired by aesthetic ideals of Indian art, and in turn these fed back to India in the formation of many art colleges.
As espousers of Kantian reason and as devotees of the reality that they believed to exist beyond the realm of physical substance, they did not trust the assumption, so comforting to the foregoing generation or two, that the patient accumulation of facts and specimens would lead to ever more dependable inductive conclusions and a surer knowledge of the world.
What else could you expect when all the world's powerful voices are on the side of the murderous Israeli aggressors the Gazans have no espousers to even ask for their reprieve from the terrible holocaust they are being subjected to so woefully and in so much abandon in these days?
Espousers of [UJLT] can and should treat LEM and [&E] differently, as here we have a clear difference.
4) With regards to continental philosophy, this attitude has begun to weaken in recent years--in the face of persisting, frequent opposition and criticism--with the emergence of a number of varied and vocal espousers of realism, among them DeLanda, as well as Graham Harman, to whom DeLanda addressed the above-quoted description of continental attitudes toward realism.
For instance, even prominent espousers of the benefit view maintain that, in California, with its extreme property tax limitations (Proposition 13) and school equalization mandate (the Serrano series of decisions), the benefit view does not obtain (at least not strongly).
The menace sown by these espousers of death and destruction cannot be allowed to take root in the fertile soil of our schools.
The espousers and advocates would be aghast at being linked to the pre-war racial biology theorists but they--or those who misinterpret or even manipulate their findings--are, in essence, very much in the continuum of that ideology, discourse and politics (Barkan 1992; Hoberman 1992; Kohn 1995; Wiggins 1989, 1997).
No hypothesis regarding AIDS can be rejected until its espousers receive the funding necessary to test it.
This latter group is often blamed for the subsequent loss of ancient knowledge; the espousers of this falsity conveniently ignore that the torches and thugs of the new theocrats did far more damage to the era of reason than any iron Visigothic sword.
They deserve the pounding, but if we're to be fair there's an even more deserving target, a man of impeccable liberal credentials, well respected in the sort of confabs attended by New Labour and espousers of the Third Way.
This uncertainty has fundamental implications for the scope of the disagreement between Carpenter and espousers of political control arguments, for when the requisite preconditions are absent, both accounts
Privacy espousers may well find solid public relations value to being good stewards of the most important commodity of the technology age: information.
She doesn't feel spiritually akin to these espousers of libertarianism; their strongly expressed belief in a philosophy she only half-understands but associates with stinginess disturbs her.
The principal figures in Ngarrindjeri Wurruwarrin are legatees of this resistance and subversion, and the assimilated Ngarrindjeri, the whole-hearted espousers of 'Western ideas' are marginal.