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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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We are constantly preaching and teaching the very ideas she is espousing, including critical thinking.
She reports on how some facilities are espousing a philosophy of doing less for people so that in the end they will do more for themselves.
Those same officials have always taken great care to avoid espousing a "stronger" dollar and never suggested that the currency should rise in value except when the formulation was first introduced in 1994.
In the current electoral campaign, the candidates are espousing populist economic programs that will gain voters but won't solve the country's problems in either the medium or long term.
Later, in an interview with The Washington Post, Baradaran noted that a prominent cleric, Yousefi Eshkevari, is currently on trial in Iran, charged with espousing atheism.
There, Birchite skepticism about socialism veered into skepticism about any sort of state, and she found herself taking in lectures espousing anarchism, atheism, and pacifism.
I would suggest to Ruark that he pick up an issue of Adbusters or The Baffler, as the cultural criticism magazines tend to be espousing a more radical line than any political magazine in existence today.
He makes it clear that he, representing the tradition of historical scholarship and consonant with Socratic ideals, is a partisan of the One, "stability," whereas he believes that modern deconstructive critics follow the Sophists in espousing the Many, "genesis.
I found myself readily espousing his approach because it seemed so reasonable but most of all, kind.
Espousing a rational, logically consistent ethical system is a requirement of intrapersonal ethical analysis since ethicality judgments are based on the congruity between espoused-ethics and communicative behaviors.
Not surprisingly, groups espousing creationism have backed the concept and, with Governor Allen's support, the campaign may be emerging from what the Times considers a kind of religious ghetto.
Espousing Double-Goal Coach techniques - where the first goal is winning and the second, more important goal is teaching life lessons through sports - PCA has garnered support from National Advisory Board members Phil Jackson, Larry Brown, Doc Rivers, Dean Smith, Herm Edwards, Bill Walsh, Barry Zito, Alexi Lalas, Joy Fawcett, Bart Conner, Nadia Comaneci and other noted athletes, coaches, and academic and business leaders.