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Another word for sponsor

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Noun
  1. One who assumes financial responsibility for another

  2. A person who supports or champions an activity, cause, or institution, for example

    See also:

    help

Verb
  1. To act as a patron to

    See also:

    help

Another word for sponsor

Synonym Study

  • Angel is a colloquial term for the backer of a theatrical enterprise
  • A backer is one who lends support, esp. financial support, to someone or something but does not necessarily assume any responsibilities the magazine failed when it lost its backers
  • A patron is one who assumes the role of protector or benefactor of an artist, an institution, etc. usually in a financial capacity
  • A sponsor is one who assumes a certain degree of responsibility for another in any of various ways the sponsors of a television program assume the costs of production