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Overview of verb espouse

The verb espouse has 3 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (3) adopt, follow, espouse

(choose and follow; as of theories, ideas, policies, strategies or plans; "She followed the feminist movement"; "The candidate espouses Republican ideals")

2. marry, get married, wed, conjoin, hook up with, get hitched with, espouse

(take in marriage)

3. espouse, embrace, adopt, sweep up

(take up the cause, ideology, practice, method, of someone and use it as one's own; "She embraced Catholicism"; "They adopted the Jewish faith") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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