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Definition of espouse:

  1. To betroth; to promise or engage in marriage; to marry; to unite intimately or indissolubly; to embrace; to take to one's self with a view to maintain.

Common misspellings for espouse:

expouse.

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Examples of usage for espouse:

  1. England has been reared on the principle of freedom, and could never be brought, M. Say might not unreasonably conclude, to espouse the opposite principle of State socialism, unless the national character underwent a radical change. – Contemporary Socialism by John Rae
  2. Yea, so almost universally have I met with the sympathy of those gentlemen that I have freely conversed with on this subject, that I cherish the firm conviction, that our whole enlightened government would " en masse," espouse the principles I defend, and grant all, and even more than I ask for married woman, could they but see the subject in the light those now do, whom I have conversed with on this subject. – Marital Power Exemplified in Mrs. Packard's Trial, and Self-Defence from the Charge of Insanity by Elizabeth Parsons Ware Packard
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