What does espousal mean?

Definitions for espousal
ɪˈspaʊ zəl, -səles·pousal

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word espousal.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. bridal, espousal(noun)

    archaic terms for a wedding or wedding feast

  2. betrothal, espousal(noun)

    the act of becoming betrothed or engaged

  3. adoption, acceptance, acceptation, espousal(noun)

    the act of accepting with approval; favorable reception

    "its adoption by society"; "the proposal found wide acceptance"

Wiktionary

  1. espousal(Noun)

    A betrothal.

  2. espousal(Noun)

    A wedding ceremony.

  3. espousal(Noun)

    Adoption of a plan, cause, or idea.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Espousal(noun)

    the act of espousing or betrothing; especially, in the plural, betrothal; plighting of the troths; a contract of marriage; sometimes, the marriage ceremony

  2. Espousal(noun)

    the uniting or allying one's self with anything; maintenance; adoption; as, the espousal of a quarrel

  3. Origin: [OF. espousailles, pl., F. pousailles, L. sponsalia, fr. sponsalis belonging to betrothal or espousal. See Espouse, and cf. Sponsal, Spousal.]

How to pronounce espousal?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say espousal in sign language?

  1. espousal

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of espousal in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of espousal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Images & Illustrations of espousal

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