sponsor-v; 1 Senses

Sense Number 1: provide support, contribution, funding, or responsibility

The team is sponsored by JVC, so the players wear the letters JVC on their shirts.
Dan will say thank you to everyone who sponsored him.
Some international students are sponsored for J-1 status by an outside agency.
Resources listings may be sponsored for $10 or less per month in four categories.

VerbNet: captain-29.8-1
FrameNet: NP
PropBank: sponsor.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 2, 3