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
Example sentences from the Web for sponsor
Problematic as the retroactive sponsorships were editorially, the absence of sponsors for the majority of Great Big Story’s videos was problematic financially.‘Two very, very different companies’: Why CNN’s Great Big Story failed to survive|Tim Peterson|November 2, 2020|Digiday
A person paying for a $49 ticket over a $19 ticket, for instance, might indicate that they are more inclined to spend more on things that are of interest to them, which is valuable information to share with sponsors.Paid virtual events are the new golden ticket for publishers|Kayleigh Barber|October 23, 2020|Digiday
Over the summer, a coalition of activists, government officials, and corporate sponsors scrambled to construct a brand-new urban mesh network in time to bring Canal’s students to their virtual classrooms this fall.The volunteers blanketing cities with wireless internet|Katie McLean|October 21, 2020|MIT Technology Review
Patrini says he’s spoken with influencers and YouTubers, as well, who’ve had deepfaked pornographic images of them sent directly to their sponsors, costing them immense emotional and financial strain.A deepfake bot is being used to “undress” underage girls|Karen Hao|October 20, 2020|MIT Technology Review
Deals to be a lead sponsor with esports teams are usually around $100,00, according to one sports media exec.
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 sponsor
- 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