Definition: to take up or support as a purpose or cause
Part of Speech: Verb
Synonym(s): advocate, defend
Antonym(s): reject, renounce
1. Since I have chosen to espouse the cause of water conservation, I only water my grass once a week.
2. Helen does not espouse the current war because her brother died during the Iraqi conflict.
3. As your appointed lawyer, Edward will espouse your case and defend you in court.