Pronunciation of Sponsor
/spˈɒnsə/, /spˈɒnsə/, /s_p_ˈɒ_n_s_ə/
Antonyms for sponsor:
Synonyms for sponsor:
crony, acolyte, apostle, royalist, partisan, following, stakeholder, ideologue, existentialist, proponent, renegade, cheerleader, guardian, promoter, custodian, answer for, moderate, pillar, cohort, prophet, underwriter, mouthpiece, sympathizer, progressive, well-wisher, extremist, adherent, pressure group, advocate, abolitionist, empiricist, audience, henchman, crusader, positivist, convert.
Other synonyms and related words:
cosponsor, guardian, frequent, pillar, buy at, follower, grass, father, garter, angel, suspensor, patronise, endorse, guaranty, renegade, protagonist, browse, crusader, progressive, signer, shop at, patronize, empiricist, support, jockstrap, frequenter, security, royalist, partisan, stakeholder, abolitionist, giver, answer for, rat, booster, assistant, backer, shop, keep going, presenter, acolyte, give away, tell on, advocate, patronage, well-wisher, apostle, betray, promoter, condescend, advertiser, audience, sympathizer, jock, defender, present, admirer, stag, subscriber, proponent, underwriter, champion, ideologue, denounce, haunt, adherent, advertise, exponent, moderate, friend, snitch, help.
Sense 1 (noun)
Sense 2 (noun)
Sense 4 (noun)
Sense 6 (noun)
person who helps, promotes (noun)
help, promote (verb)
answer for, patronize.
Usage examples for sponsor:
- Ancient writers considered it quite permissible for a man to put out letters under the name of another, and thus to bring his own ideas before the world under the protection of an honored sponsor. - "The Woman's Bible Part I. Comments on Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers and Deuteronomy. Part II. Comments on the Old and New Testaments from Joshua to Revelation.", Elizabeth Cady Stanton.
- Dellon's sponsor, who would not even answer him before, when he spoke, now embraced him, called him brother, and gave him a pinch of snuff, in token of reconciliation. - "Life in the Grey Nunnery at Montreal", Sarah J Richardson.