Associations to the word «Espouse»


ESPOUSE, verb. (transitive) To become/get married to.
ESPOUSE, verb. (transitive) To accept, support, or take on as one’s own (an idea or a cause).

Dictionary definition

ESPOUSE, verb. Choose and follow; as of theories, ideas, policies, strategies or plans; "She followed the feminist movement"; "The candidate espouses Republican ideals".
ESPOUSE, verb. Take in marriage.
ESPOUSE, verb. Take up the cause, ideology, practice, method, of someone and use it as one's own; "She embraced Catholicism"; "They adopted the Jewish faith".

Wise words

Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
Leo Buscaglia