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Definition 1: someone who supports or champions something - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for sponsor in the sense of this definition

(sponsor is a kind of ...) a person who helps people or institutions (especially with financial help)

(... is a kind of sponsor ) invests in a theatrical production

(... is a kind of sponsor ) someone having a relation analogous to that of a male sponsor to his godchild

(... is a kind of sponsor ) a person who sponsors someone (the godchild) at baptism

(... is a kind of sponsor ) one who provides a warrant or guarantee to another

(... is a kind of sponsor ) a woman who is a patron or the wife of a patron

(... is a kind of sponsor ) a person who can be relied on to give a great deal of support and comfort

Definition 2: an advocate who presents a person (as for an award or a degree or an introduction etc.) - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for sponsor in the sense of this definition

(sponsor is a kind of ...) a person who pleads for a cause or propounds an idea

Definition 3: assume sponsorship of - [verb of possession]

Synonyms for sponsor in the sense of this definition

(sponsor is a kind of ...) support materially or financially

"he does not support his natural children" "The scholarship supported me when I was in college"

(... is a kind of sponsor ) sponsor together with another sponsor

Definition 4: assume responsibility for or leadership of - [verb of possession]

Samples where sponsor or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The senator announced that he would sponsor the health care plan

(sponsor is a kind of ...) give moral or psychological support, aid, or courage to

"She supported him during the illness" "Her children always backed her up"

Synonyms for sponsor in the sense of this definition

(sponsor is a kind of ...) give moral or psychological support, aid, or courage to

"She supported him during the illness" "Her children always backed her up"

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