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sponsormore about sponsor


  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Sponsor  \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. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  :  someone  who  supports  or  champions  something  [syn:  {patron}, 
  v  1:  assume  sponsorship  of  [syn:  {patronize}] 
  2:  assume  responsibility  for  or  leadership  of  "The  senator 
  announced  that  he  would  sponsor  the  health  care  plan" 
  3:  do  one's  shopping  at  do  business  with  be  a  customer  or 
  client  of  [syn:  {patronize},  {shop},  {shop  at},  {buy  at}, 
  {frequent}]  [ant:  {boycott}] 

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