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Verb: sponsor  spón-su(r)
  1. Assume sponsorship of
    - patronize, patronise [Brit]
     
  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
    - patronize, patronise [Brit], shop, shop at, buy at, frequent
Noun: sponsor  spón-su(r)
  1. Someone who supports or champions something
    - patron, supporter
     
  2. An advocate who presents a person (as for an award or a degree or an introduction etc.)
    - presenter [Brit]

Derived forms: sponsors, sponsoring, sponsored

Type of: advocate, advocator, back up, benefactor, exponent, helper, proponent, support

Encyclopedia: Sponsor