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Meaning of SPONSOR

Pronunciation:  'spânsur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  someone who supports or champions something
  2. [n]  an advocate who presents a person (as for an award or a degree or an introduction etc.)
  3. [v]  do one's shopping at; do business with; be a customer or client of
  4. [v]  assume sponsorship of
  5. [v]  assume responsibility for or leadership of; "The senator announced that he would sponsor the health care plan"
 

SPONSOR is a 7 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: buy at, frequent, patron, patronise, patronise, patronize, patronize, presenter, shop, shop at, supporter
 
 Antonyms: boycott
 
 See Also: advocate, advocator, angel, back up, back up, backer, benefactor, cosponsor, exponent, godfather, godparent, guarantor, helper, patroness, patronne, pillar of strength, proponent, support, support, surety, tower of strength, warranter, warrantor

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Spon"sor\, n. [L., from spondere, sponsum, to engage
one's self. See {Spose}.]
1. One who binds himself to answer for another, and is
   responsible for his default; a surety.

2. One who at the baptism of an infant professore the
   christian faith in its name, and guarantees its religious
   education; a godfather or godmother.

 

 

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