support

phonetic symbol: / səpɔ́rt / 

support - English Dictionary

[ noun ]
■ documentary validation
e.g.)
・the strongest support for this view is the work of Jones
documentation

[ 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
e.g.)
・they called for artillery support
reenforcement , reinforcement

[ noun ]
■ the act of bearing the weight of or strengthening
e.g.)
・he leaned against the wall for support
supporting

[ noun ]
■ aiding the cause or policy or interests of
e.g.)
・the president no longer has the support of his own party
・they developed a scheme of mutual support

[ noun ]
■ the activity of providing for or maintaining by supplying with money or necessities
e.g.)
・his support kept the family together
・they gave him emotional support during difficult times

[ noun ]
■ any device that bears the weight of another thing
e.g.)
・there was no place to attach supports for a shelf

[ noun ]
■ supporting structure that holds up or provides a foundation
e.g.)
・the statue stood on a marble support

[ noun ]
■ something providing immaterial assistance to a person or cause or interest
e.g.)
・the policy found little public support
・his faith was all the support he needed
・the team enjoyed the support of their fans

[ noun ]
■ a musical part (vocal or instrumental) that supports or provides background for other musical parts
accompaniment , backup , musical accompaniment

[ noun ]
■ the financial means whereby one lives
e.g.)
・he applied to the state for support
bread and butter , keep , livelihood , living , sustenance

[ noun ]
■ financial resources provided to make some project possible
e.g.)
・the foundation provided support for the experiment
backing , financial backing , financial support , funding

[ verb ]
■ establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts
e.g.)
・The evidence supports the defendant
affirm , confirm , corroborate , substantiate , sustain

[ verb ]
■ put up with something or somebody unpleasant
abide , bear , brook , digest , endure , put up , stand , stick out , stomach , suffer , tolerate

[ verb ]
■ adopt as a belief
subscribe

[ verb ]
■ argue or speak in defense of
e.g.)
・She supported the motion to strike
defend , fend for

[ verb ]
■ be a regular customer or client of
keep going , patronage , patronise , patronize

[ verb ]
■ be the physical support of
■ carry the weight of
e.g.)
・He supported me with one hand while I balanced on the beam
hold , hold up , sustain

[ verb ]
■ play a subordinate role to (another performer)
e.g.)
・Olivier supported Gielgud beautifully in the second act

[ verb ]
■ support materially or financially
e.g.)
・he does not support his natural children
・The scholarship supported me when I was in college

[ verb ]
■ be behind
■ approve of
back , endorse , indorse , plump for , plunk for

[ verb ]
■ give moral or psychological support, aid, or courage to
e.g.)
・She supported him during the illness
back up

[ verb ]
■ support with evidence or authority or make more certain or confirm
bear out , corroborate , underpin

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