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Meaning of SPONSOR

Pronunciation:  'spânsur

WordNet Dictionary
  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
\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.