verb (used with object)
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Origin of sponsor
OTHER WORDS FROM sponsorspon·so·ri·al [spon-sawr-ee-uhl, -sohr-] /spɒnˈsɔr i əl, -ˈsoʊr-/, adjectivespon·sor·ship, nounun·spon·sored, adjective
Words nearby sponsor
Example sentences from the Web for sponsoring
As the names of the sponsoring organizations suggest, the new survey was particularly interested in the role of religion.
She skewers the Nature Conservancy for sponsoring oil drilling on their property for profit.Naomi Klein’s ‘This Changes Everything’ Will Change Nothing|Michael Signer|November 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
On the Senate side, Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy is sponsoring companion legislation.
He laughed at rumors that Moscow is sponsoring the group with so much cash it could fly around in private helicopters.
Rush, the platonic ideal of the jerk, is a prime example, whether or not Geico is sponsoring his show.Uproar Over Limbaugh’s Sandra Fluke Attack Should End Because He Doesn’t Matter|Jesse Singal|March 14, 2012|DAILY BEAST
We also would like to acknowledge the support and role of the National Defense University in sponsoring this first effort.Shock and Awe|Harlan K. Ullman
We are sponsoring a contest among those members who are interested in forestry.
(h) Sponsoring training to help improve the competence of specialized enforcement and other technical personnel.
He said he was paying the standard room and food rate, and said "I want to make it clear they are not sponsoring me."Warren Commission (11 of 26): Hearings Vol. XI (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
Evidently, Ilya Simonov decided, whoever was sponsoring this night's get together, was a man of prominence.Freedom|Dallas McCord Reynolds
British Dictionary definitions for sponsoring
- a commercial organization that pays all or part of the cost of putting on a concert, sporting event, etc
- a person who donates money to a charity when the person requesting the donation has performed a specified activity as part of an organized fund-raising effort
- an authorized witness who makes the required promises on behalf of a person to be baptized and thereafter assumes responsibility for his Christian upbringing
- a person who presents a candidate for confirmation