Associations to the word «Sponsor»


SPONSOR, noun. A person or organisation with some sort of responsibility for another person or organisation, especially where the responsibility has a religious, legal, or financial aspect.
SPONSOR, noun. A senior member of a twelve step or similar program assigned to a guide a new initiate and form a partnership with him.
SPONSOR, noun. One that pays all or part of the cost of an event, a publication, or a media program, usually in exchange for advertising time.
SPONSOR, verb. (transitive) To be a sponsor for.

Dictionary definition

SPONSOR, noun. Someone who supports or champions something.
SPONSOR, noun. An advocate who presents a person (as for an award or a degree or an introduction etc.).
SPONSOR, verb. Assume sponsorship of.
SPONSOR, verb. Assume responsibility for or leadership of; "The senator announced that he would sponsor the health care plan".
SPONSOR, verb. Do one's shopping at; do business with; be a customer or client of.

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