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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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"(But) if you espouse, I said, support the NPAs, espouse the destruction of government, I will consider you an enemy," he said.
"But if you go and say, let us go out, join the NPAs, support the NPAs, give food to the NPAs, money to the NPAs,' then you espouse the destruction of the duly constituted government," he added.
One must learn what values and beliefs actually guide one's actions (theories-in-use) and how they differ from the values one espouses (espoused theories).
Summary: 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.
Another truism that Sartain and Schumann espouse is the importance of executive leadership in embracing and living the brand.
Antle acknowledged that Bennett "was an unrepentant drug warrior and leading force for using the federal government to promote traditionalist conservative objectives." But he charged that "libertarian criticism was not limited to Bennett's designs for the state: many were clearly put off by his propensity to judge lifestyles, criticize individual choices and espouse limits on personal appetites." In a Wall Street Journal article published around the same time, Journal columnist Susan Lee, while basically sympathetic to the libertarian viewpoint, wrote that libertarian tolerance "comes from indifference to moral questions, not from a greater inborn talent to live and let live."
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."
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. Bright, brave, resourceful and more than a little bit funny, and receiving much help from Sebastian's alchemy skills, these kids are real heroes in every sense of the word.
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.
Baseball players on steroids, millionaire basketball players and hip hop stars who espouse violence, denigration of women or a complacent attitude, money or power driven CEOs, too often today children lack bona fide heroes....
Too often, and frequently in rebuttal to some of the more outlandish right-wing think tank climate change pieces, green Gaian gurus espouse the virtues of eating organic, vegetarian food, or some other quick fix, as a means of combating global warming.
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.