(With relationship implied by context) To obtain (a pet) from a shelter or the wild.
To adopt or support willingly or eagerly:
To join or become joined together; unite.
To enter into marriage; wed:
To accept the guidance, command, or leadership of:
To become joined, formed, or combined into a unit:
To back a cause, party etc. mentally or with concrete aid.
Promote is defined as to contribute to the growth of something or to sell by advertising.
Pledge is defined as to give something as security for a loan, promise, make an agreement, or accept a potential membership.
To fight for; defend; support
To urge others to support; promote
To promise to give in marriage:
Back is defined as to support or to move in a backward motion.
To speak or write in support of; be in favor of
(Slang) To marry:
The definition of forsake is to abandon or to give up something.
To turn down (an applicant, as for a job); refuse to accept.
To dissolve legally a marriage between; separate by divorce
To perform for an audience:
Find another word for espouses. In this page you can discover 25 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for espouses, like: adopts, embraces, conjoins, weds, marries, follows, upholds, unites, supports, promotes and pledges.