Share this entry
British English: /ˈspɒnsə/
American English: /ˈspɑnsər/

Translation of sponsor in German:


  • 1 (firm paying for event, one donating to charitable event)
    Sponsor Mask.
  • 2 (of legislative proposal)the sponsors of this Bill are Labour MPs
    hinter dieser Gesetzesvorlage stehen Labour-Abgeordnete
  • 3 (group supporting candidate)his sponsor is a trade union
    er wird von einer Gewerkschaft unterstützt
  • 4 (godparent)
    (Pate der, Patin die)

transitive verb

  • 1 (pay for)
    sponsern (Teilnehmer, Programm, Veranstaltung)
  • 2 (subscribe to)
    finanziell unterstützen
    sponsern (Wohlfahrtsverband)
  • 3 (introduce for legislation)
    einbringen (Gesetzesvorlage)
  • 4 (support in election)
    unterstützen (Kandidaten)
    sponsor somebody
    jemandes Kandidatur unterstützen
Definition of sponsor in:
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources