One who is sponsored.
A person or organisation with some sort of responsibility for another person or organisation, especially where the responsibility has a religious, legal, or financial aspect.
“He was my sponsor when I applied to join the club.”
“They were my sponsors for immigration.”
One that pays all or part of the cost of an event, a publication, or a media program, usually in exchange for advertising time.
“And now a word from our sponsor.”
To be a sponsor for.
a person or organization that pays for or contributes to the costs involved in staging a sporting or artistic event in return for advertising
“the production cost £50,000, most coming from local sponsors”
a person who pledges to donate a certain amount of money to another person after they have participated in a fundraising event organized on behalf of a charity.
a business or organization that pays for or contributes to the costs of a radio or television programme in return for advertising
“NBC found a sponsor willing to put the election up on prime time”
a person who introduces and supports a proposal for legislation
“a leading sponsor of the bill”
a person taking official responsibility for the actions of another
“they act as sponsors and contacts for new immigrants”
a godparent at a child’s baptism.
(especially in the Roman Catholic Church) a person presenting a candidate for confirmation
“Paul has asked me to be his sponsor for confirmation next month”
provide funds for (a project or activity or the person carrying it out)
“Joe is being sponsored by a government training scheme”
pay some or all of the costs involved in staging (a sporting or artistic event) in return for advertising
“the event is sponsored by Cathay Pacific”
pledge to donate a certain sum of money to (someone) after they have participated in a fundraising event for charity
“she wishes to thank all those people who sponsored her”
pledge to donate money to a participant in (a fund-raising event)
“they raised £70 by a sponsored walk”
introduce and support (a proposal) in a legislative assembly
“a Labour MP sponsored the bill”
propose and organize (negotiations or talks) between other people or groups
“the USA sponsored negotiations between the two sides”