Definition of sponsor:
answer for, backer, keep going, guaranty, catechism, endorse, call down, denounce, spend, suspensor, agree with, marketer, buddy, sympathizer, supporter, put up, back, take on, bear the responsibility, accept, aid, benediction, angel, community chest, conferrer, buy at, athletic supporter, shop at, surety, support, be meant to do something, haunt, ideologue, mate, pay, backer, friend, chancellor, accept/face the consequences, assemblyman, assistant, chum, giver, champion, frequent, ally, girlfriend, baptize, finance, alms, protagonist, audience, charity, bear the cost/expense etc., collection box, jock, browse, community service, give away, shit, firm friends, garter, get behind, booster, advocate, alderwoman, creative, Madison Avenue, agent, disburse, speak for, anthem, donate, adman, help, baptise, promote, betray, front man, shop, patron, angel, sympathize, patronize, snitch, confidante, align, cause, take charge (of), chief minister, patronage, grass, cabinet minister, carry, underwriter, amigo, pay out, exponent, adherent, sustainer, Chancellor of the Exchequer, law, proponent, bestower, frequenter, baptism, the Book of Common Prayer, presenter, follower, patronise, charitable, amen, creative director, invest in, copywriter, underwriter, stag, chief executive, advertiser, celebrate, billposter, fund, speak up for, companion, admirer, rat, condescend, jockstrap, assemblywoman, tell on, alderman, take the lead, acquaintance.
- "A Wanderer in Florence", E. V. Lucas.
Clemens himself used to tell of an introduction at another camp, where his sponsor said: " Ladies and gentlemen, I know only two things about this man: the first is that he's never been in jail, and the second is I don't know why."- "Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete The Personal And Literary Life Of Samuel Langhorne Clemens", Albert Bigelow Paine Last Updated: February 20, 2009.
- "Desert Dust", Edwin L. Sabin.