support

Definition (noun): the activity of providing for or maintaining by supplying with money or necessities

Example: his support kept the family together

Definition (noun): the activity of providing for or maintaining by supplying with money or necessities

Example: they gave him emotional support during difficult times

Definition (noun): aiding the cause or policy or interests of

Example: the president no longer has the support of his own party

Definition (noun): aiding the cause or policy or interests of

Example: they developed a scheme of mutual support

Definition (noun): something providing immaterial assistance to a person or cause or interest

Example: the policy found little public support

Definition (noun): something providing immaterial assistance to a person or cause or interest

Example: his faith was all the support he needed

Definition (noun): something providing immaterial assistance to a person or cause or interest

Example: the team enjoyed the support of their fans

Definition (noun): a military operation (often involving new supplies of men and materiel) to strengthen a military force or aid in the performance of its mission

Example: they called for artillery support

Definition (noun): documentary validation

Example: his documentation of the results was excellent

Definition (noun): documentary validation

Example: the strongest support for this view is the work of Jones

Definition (noun): the financial means whereby one lives

Example: each child was expected to pay for their keep

Definition (noun): the financial means whereby one lives

Example: he applied to the state for support

Definition (noun): the financial means whereby one lives

Example: he could no longer earn his own livelihood

Definition (noun): supporting structure that holds up or provides a foundation

Example: the statue stood on a marble support

Definition (noun): the act of bearing the weight of or strengthening

Example: he leaned against the wall for support

Definition (noun): a musical part (vocal or instrumental) that supports or provides background for other musical parts

Definition (noun): any device that bears the weight of another thing

Example: there was no place to attach supports for a shelf

Definition (noun): financial resources provided to make some project possible

Example: the foundation provided support for the experiment

Definition (verb): give moral or psychological support, aid, or courage to

Example: She supported him during the illness

Definition (verb): give moral or psychological support, aid, or courage to

Example: Her children always backed her up

Definition (verb): support materially or financially

Example: he does not support his natural children

Definition (verb): support materially or financially

Example: The scholarship supported me when I was in college

Definition (verb): be behind; approve of

Example: He plumped for the Labor Party

Definition (verb): be behind; approve of

Example: I backed Kennedy in 1960

Definition (verb): be the physical support of; carry the weight of

Example: The beam holds up the roof

Definition (verb): be the physical support of; carry the weight of

Example: He supported me with one hand while I balanced on the beam

Definition (verb): be the physical support of; carry the weight of

Example: What’s holding that mirror?

Definition (verb): establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts

Example: his story confirmed my doubts

Definition (verb): establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts

Example: The evidence supports the defendant

Definition (verb): adopt as a belief

Example: I subscribe to your view on abortion

Definition (verb): support with evidence or authority or make more certain or confirm

Example: The stories and claims were born out by the evidence

Definition (verb): argue or speak in defense of

Example: She supported the motion to strike

Definition (verb): play a subordinate role to (another performer)

Example: Olivier supported Gielgud beautifully in the second act

Definition (verb): be a regular customer or client of

Example: We patronize this store

Definition (verb): be a regular customer or client of

Example: Our sponsor kept our art studio going for as long as he could

Definition (verb): put up with something or somebody unpleasant

Example: I cannot bear his constant criticism

Definition (verb): put up with something or somebody unpleasant

Example: The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks

Definition (verb): put up with something or somebody unpleasant

Example: he learned to tolerate the heat

Definition (verb): put up with something or somebody unpleasant

Example: She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage

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