简明英汉词典

espouse
[is5pauz]
vt.
嫁娶, 支持, 赞成

美国传统词典[双解]

espouse
es.pouse
AHD:[1-spouz“]
D.J.[i6spauz]
K.K.[!6spa&z]
v.tr.(及物动词)
es.pousedes.pous.inges.pous.es

(1)

To take in marriage; marry.
出席婚礼:参加婚礼;结婚

(2)

To give (a woman) in marriage.
订婚:婚礼上同(某女子)订婚

(3)

To give one's loyalty or support to (a cause, for example); adopt.
拥护,赞助:信奉或拥护(如,事业);采取

语源

(1)

Middle English espousen
中古英语 espousen

(2)

from Old French espouser
源自 古法语 espouser

(3)

from Latin sp?3re}
源自 拉丁语 sp?3re}

(4)

from spond?e sp?ns- [to betroth] * see spend-
源自 spond?e sp?ns- [订婚,与…结婚] *参见 spend-

继承用法

espouser
n.(名词)

现代英汉词典

espouse
[I5spaJz]
vt.
espoused, espousing
信奉;支持
to espouse the idea of freedom
拥护自由的理想

现代英汉综合大辞典

espouse
[is5pauz]
vt.

(1)

信仰, 拥护, 采纳(主义、学说等)

(2)

娶(妻); 嫁(人)

继承用法

espouser
n.

美国传统词典

espouse
es.pouse
AHD:[1-spouz“]
D.J.[i6spauz]
K.K.[!6spa&z]
v.tr.
es.poused, es.pous.ing, es.pous.es

(1)

To take in marriage; marry.

(2)

To give (a woman) in marriage.

(3)

To give one's loyalty or support to (a cause, for example); adopt.

语源

(1)

Middle English espousen

(2)

from Old French espouser

(3)

from Latin sp?3re}

(4)

from spond?e sp?ns- [to betroth] * see spend-

继承用法

espouser
n.

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