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) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

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."