sponsor

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[Spon┬Ěsor]

A sponsor provides support for someone or something, typically by supplying cash. Because your company is a sponsor for a homeless organization, they provide funding for the annual 5K run to raise money for the shelter.

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One who binds himself to answer for another, and is responsible for his default; a surety.

Noun
someone who supports or champions something

Noun
an advocate who presents a person (as for an award or a degree or an introduction etc.)

Verb
assume sponsorship of

Verb
assume responsibility for or leadership of; "The senator announced that he would sponsor the health care plan"

Verb
do one''s shopping at; do business with; be a customer or client of

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n.
One who binds himself to answer for another, and is responsible for his default; a surety.

n.
One who at the baptism of an infant professore the christian faith in its name, and guarantees its religious education; a godfather or godmother.


Sponsor

Spon"sor , n. [L., from spondere, sponsum, to engage one's self. See Spose.] 1. One who binds himself to answer for another, and is responsible for his default; a surety. 2. One who at the baptism of an infant professore the christian faith in its name, and guarantees its religious education; a godfather or godmother.

One who binds himself to answer for another, and is responsible for his default; a surety.

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Usage Examples

Presently, the Commission for Commemorating 350 Years of American Jewish History has been brought about to encourage and sponsor a variety of historical activities that advance our understanding of the American Jewish experience as it marks this milestone anniversary.

Misspelled Form

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Other Usage Examples

Most sermons sound to me like commercials - but I can't make out whether God is the Sponsor or the Product.

I don't believe an Alliance government should sponsor legislation on abortion or a referendum on abortion.

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