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sponsor

noun advocate, auctor, backer, benefactor, champion, favorer, guarantor, guardian, insurer, patron, promoter, protector, succorer, surety, sympathizer
Associated concepts: sponsor of legislation

sponsor

verb accept responsibility for, act as surety for, answer for, assure, back, be responsible for, befriend, certify, champion, defend, endorse, ensure, favor, finance, financier, guarantee, insure, patronize, pay for, promote, protect, provide for, put up the money, stand behind, subscribe to, support, sustain, sympathize, take responsibility for, underwrite, uphold, vouch for, warrant
Associated concepts: sponsor a bill
See also: avouch, backer, bestow, capitalize, creditor, espouse, finance, fund, guarantee, guarantor, guardian, invest, nurture, organize, partisan, patron, promote, promoter, proponent, protect, surety, underwrite

SPONSOR, civil law. He who intervenes for another voluntarily and without being requested. The engagement which he enters into is only accessory to the principal. Vide Dig. 17, 1, 18; Nov. 4, ch. 1 Code de Com. art. 158, 159; Code Nap. 1236 Wolff, Inst. Sec. 1556.

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