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ลองค้นหาคำในรูปแบบอื่นๆ เพื่อให้ได้ผลลัพธ์มากขึ้นหรือน้อยลง: -espouse-, *espouse*.
English-Thai: NECTEC's Lexitron-2 Dictionary [with local updates]
espouse    [VT] นำมาใช้, See also: ยอมรับมาใช้, สนับสนุน, Syn. adoupt, support, take up
espouse    [VT] สมรส (คำโบราณ), See also: หมั้น, แต่งงาน, Syn. betroth, marry, wed

English-Thai: HOPE Dictionary [with local updates]
espouse(อีสเพาซฺ') vt. รับหลักการ,รับ,สมรส,หมั้น,สนับสนุน -espouser n., Syn. marry

English-Thai: Nontri Dictionary
espouse(vt) สมรส,แต่งงาน,หมั้น,สนับสนุน,เข้าครอง,รับหลักการ

CMU English Pronouncing Dictionary
ESPOUSE    AH0 S P AW1 Z
ESPOUSE    AH0 S P AW1 S
ESPOUSED    AH0 S P AW1 Z D
ESPOUSED    AH0 S P AW1 S T
ESPOUSES    AH0 S P AW1 Z AH0 Z
ESPOUSES    AH0 S P AW1 S AH0 Z

Oxford Advanced Learners Dictionary (pronunciation guide only)
espouse    (v) (i1 s p au1 z)
espoused    (v) (i1 s p au1 z d)
espouses    (v) (i1 s p au1 z i z)

Japanese-English: EDICT Dictionary
妻合わせる;妻合せる;妻せる[めあわせる, meawaseru] (v1,vt) to marry off; to espouse to [Add to Longdo]

Result from Foreign Dictionaries (2 entries found)

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Espouse \Es*pouse"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Espoused}; p. pr. &
     vb. n. {Espousing}.] [OF. espouser, esposer, F. ['e]pouser,
     L. sponsare to betroth, espouse, fr. sponsus betrothed, p. p.
     of spondere to promise solemnly or sacredly. Cf. {Spouse}.]
     1. To betroth; to promise in marriage; to give as spouse.
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              A virgin espoused to a man whose name was Joseph.
                                                    --Luke i. 27.
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     2. To take as spouse; to take to wife; to marry.
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              Lavinia will I make my empress, . . .
              And in the sacred Pantheon her espouse. --Shak.
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     3. 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.
        "He espoused that quarrel." --Bacon.
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              Promised faithfully to espouse his cause as soon as
              he got out of the war.                --Bp. Burnet.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

  espouse
      v 1: choose and follow; as of theories, ideas, policies,
           strategies or plans; "She followed the feminist movement";
           "The candidate espouses Republican ideals" [syn: {adopt},
           {follow}, {espouse}]
      2: take in marriage [syn: {marry}, {get married}, {wed},
         {conjoin}, {hook up with}, {get hitched with}, {espouse}]
      3: take up the cause, ideology, practice, method, of someone and
         use it as one's own; "She embraced Catholicism"; "They
         adopted the Jewish faith" [syn: {espouse}, {embrace},
         {adopt}, {sweep up}]

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