What does espousal mean?

Definitions for espousal
ɪˈspaʊ zəl, -səles·pousal

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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"


  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.]

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  1. Alex
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How to say espousal in sign language?

  1. espousal


  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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