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Definition of "espoused" []

  • To adopt or give support to (a cause, ideal, etc) (verb)
  • (esp of a man) to take as spouse; marry (verb)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of espouse. (verb)

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Use "espoused" in a sentence
  • "To attempt to ascribe any deeper meaning than that to anything she espoused is silliness."
  • "The utopian socialism that Orwell espoused is long gone, ultimately just another aspect of the reactionary attitudes that Orwell embodied."
  • "He still lied, what he espoused is not what is in the current health bill in the house."