- simple past tense and past participle of espouse
- When you became a Democrat and you started to share your political beliefs, this is an example of when you espoused democratic principles.
- When you got married to your wife, this is an example of when you espoused her.
Espoused is defined as to support some position or way of life, or to be married.
- Espoused his cause and invaded Hungary.
- This last owed its inception to a priestess who, having abandoned her holy vocation at the call of love, espoused dancing as a means of livelihood and trained a number of girls for the purpose.
- His vanity, his pride of opinion and his inborn contentiousness were serious handicaps to him in his political career.
- The city of Kiiniggr .tz (Kralove Hradec), which had been under Utraquist rule, espoused the doctrine of Tabor, and called Zizka to its aid.
- Under republican rule these Indians - who were mainly small shopkeepers, but included some professional men of high standing - had suffered many restrictions, and their cause had been Position of espoused by the British government.