plump for


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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.plump for - be behindplump for - be behind; approve of; "He plumped for the Labor Party"; "I backed Kennedy in 1960"
approve, O.K., okay, sanction - give sanction to; "I approve of his educational policies"
warrant, guarantee - stand behind and guarantee the quality, accuracy, or condition of; "The dealer warrants all the cars he sells"; "I warrant this information"
champion, defend - protect or fight for as a champion
second, endorse, indorse, back - give support or one's approval to; "I'll second that motion"; "I can't back this plan"; "endorse a new project"

plump 2

verb
To drop or sink heavily and noisily:
phrasal verb
plump for
To aid the cause of by approving or favoring:
Idioms: align oneself with, go to bat for, take the part of.
Translations
rozhodnúť sa pre

w>plump for

vi +prep objsich entscheiden für
References in classic literature ?
Another, of young people, was grouped round the beautiful Princess Helene, Prince Vasili's daughter, and the little Princess Bolkonskaya, very pretty and rosy, though rather too plump for her age.
Sweet-toothed Brits plump for puddings galore with a quarter averaging five a week.