Meaning of espouse

es•pouse

Pronunciation: (i-spouz', i-spous'), [key]
— -poused, -pous•ing.
  1. to make one's own; adopt or embrace, as a cause.
  2. to marry.
  3. to give (a woman) in marriage.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
See also: