Synonyms for espouse

Synonyms for (verb) espouse

Synonyms: sweep up, adopt, embrace, espouse

Definition: take up the cause, ideology, practice, method, of someone and use it as one's own

Usage: She embraced Catholicism; They adopted the Jewish faith

Similar words: accept

Definition: consider or hold as true

Usage: I cannot accept the dogma of this church; accept an argument


Synonyms: adopt, espouse, follow

Definition: choose and follow; as of theories, ideas, policies, strategies or plans

Usage: She followed the feminist movement; The candidate espouses Republican ideals

Similar words: select, choose, take, pick out

Definition: pick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives

Usage: Take any one of these cards; Choose a good husband for your daughter; She selected a pair of shoes from among the dozen the salesgirl had shown her


Synonyms: wed, get hitched with, get married, hook up with, conjoin, espouse, marry

Definition: take in marriage

Similar words: unify, unite

Definition: act in concert or unite in a common purpose or belief