espouse

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To become/get married to
To accept, support, or take on as one’s own (an idea or a cause)

Although Dowty’s proposal is attractive from the point of view of the alternative argument linking theory that I am espousing, since it eschews the use of thematic roles and thematic role hierarchies, , but it still has some drawbacks.

{v} to betroth, engage for marriage, marry, adopt, take upon, maintain, defend
To take to one's self with a view to maintain; to make one's own; to take up the cause of; to adopt; to embrace
To betroth; to promise in marriage; to give as spouse
choose and follow; as of theories, ideas, policies, strategies or plans; "She followed the feminist movement"; "The candidate espouses Republican ideals"
{f} marry; champion a cause, support an idea or principle
To accept, support, or take on as ones own (an idea or a cause)
take up the cause, ideology, practice, method, of someone and use it as one's own; "She embraced Catholocism"; "They adopted the Jewish faith
To take as spouse; to take to wife; to marry
take in marriage
If you espouse a particular policy, cause, or belief, you become very interested in it and give your support to it. She ran away with him to Mexico and espoused the revolutionary cause. to support an idea, belief etc, especially a political one espouse a cause/policy etc (espouser, from sponsus; SPOUSE)
take up the cause, ideology, practice, method, of someone and use it as one's own; "She embraced Catholocism"; "They adopted the Jewish faith"
espoused
past of espouse
espouser
One who espouses; one who embraces the cause of another or makes it his own
espouser
{i} one who champions a cause, one who supports an idea or principle; one who marries
espouses
third-person singular of espouse
espousing
present participle of espouse
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