verb (used with object)
Origin of champion
SYNONYMS FOR champion
Examples from the Web for championing
Ironically, as pope, his championing of the poor has given Liberation Theology a new lease on life.
Daniels says, championing the plight of an ethical news producer.‘Newsroom’ Premiere: Aaron Sorkin Puts CNN on Blast Over the Boston Bombing|Kevin Fallon|November 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Obama started off well, championing service repeatedly during the 2008 campaign.It’s Time for Obama to Heed McChrystal’s Call for the ‘Service Year’|Jonathan Alter|June 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They have done a bad job of championing middle-class interests.
Which is not to suggest that Republicans make a habit of championing huge, unpaid-for government programs.
I think admiringly, yet quite impersonally, of her strenuous militancy in championing my cause against all attacks.Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist|Alexander Berkman
You know that the Duke has set his heart on marrying her, and yet you are championing the cause of his rival.'Farewell, Nikola'|Guy Boothby
She reminded me of one or two of the heroines not long ago, when she was championing the cause of the suffragist.The Protector|Harold Bindloss
He knew how I had suffered in the press for championing his cause.Wagner as I Knew Him|Ferdinand Christian Wilhelm Praeger
Isobel had never forgiven him for championing Jerry the night of the debate.Highacres|Jane Abbott
British Dictionary definitions for championing
- a person who has defeated all others in a competitiona chess champion
- (as modifier)a champion team
- a plant or animal that wins first place in a show, etc
- (as modifier)a champion marrow