HyperDic: sponsor

English > 5 senses of the word sponsor:
VERBpossessionsponsor, patronize, patroniseassume sponsorship of
possessionsponsorassume responsibility for or leadership of
socialsponsor, patronize, patronise, shop, shop at, buy at, frequentdo one's shopping at
NOUNperson sponsor, patron, supportersomeone who supports or champions something
person sponsor, presenteran advocate who presents a person (as for an award or a degree or an introduction etc.)
sponsor > pronunciation
Soundsspaa'nser
RhymesAcer ... Wurlitzer: 99 rhymes with ser...
English > sponsor: 5 senses > noun 1, person
Meaningsomeone who supports or champions something.
Synonymspatron, supporter
Narrowerangel, backerinvests in a theatrical production
godfathersomeone having a relation analogous to that of a male sponsor to his godchild
godparentA person who sponsors someone (the godchild) at baptism
guarantor, surety, warrantor, warranterOne who provides a warrant or guarantee to another
patroness, patronneA woman who is a patron or the wife of a patron
tower of strength, pillar of strengthA person who can be relied on to give a great deal of support and comfort
Broaderbenefactor, helperA person who helps people or institutions (especially with financial help)
Spanishcolaborador, patrocinador
Catalancol·laborador, patrocinador
Nounssponsorshipthe act of sponsoring (either officially or financially)
Verbssponsorassume sponsorship of
sponsorassume responsibility for or leadership of
English > sponsor: 5 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningAn advocate who presents a person (as for an award or a degree or an introduction etc.).
Synonympresenter
Broaderadvocate, advocator, proponent, exponentA person who pleads for a cause or propounds an idea
Verbssponsorassume sponsorship of
English > sponsor: 5 senses > verb 1, possession
Meaningassume sponsorship of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
ModelSam and Sue sponsor the movie
Synonymspatronize, patronise
Narrowercosponsorsponsor together with another sponsor
Broadersupportsupport materially or financially
Spanishapadrinar, auspiciar, patrocinar
Catalanapadrinar, auspiciar, patrocinar
Nounssponsorsomeone who supports or champions something
sponsoran advocate who presents a person (as for an award or a degree or an introduction etc.)
English > sponsor: 5 senses > verb 2, possession
Meaningassume responsibility for or leadership of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"The senator announced that he would sponsor the health care plan"
Broadersupport, back upGive moral or psychological support, aid, or courage to
Spanishapadrinar, auspiciar, patrocinar, respaldar
Catalanapadrinar, auspiciar, patrocinar
Nounssponsorsomeone who supports or champions something
English > sponsor: 5 senses > verb 3, social
MeaningDo one's shopping at; do business with; be a customer or client of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymspatronize, patronise, shop, shop at, buy at, frequent
Broadersupport, back upGive moral or psychological support, aid, or courage to
Oppositeboycottrefuse to sponsor
Spanishapadrinar, auspiciar, patrocinar
Catalanapadrinar, auspiciar, patrocinar

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