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Support 1Definition: To bear by being under; to keep from falling; to uphold; to sustain, in a literal or physical sense; to prop up; to bear the weight of; as, a pillar
supports a structure; an abutment
supports an arch; the trunk of a tree
supports the branches.
Support 2Definition: To endure without being overcome, exhausted, or changed in character; to sustain; as, to support pain, distress, or
Support 3Definition: To keep from failing or sinking; to solace under
affictive circumstances; to assist; to encourage; to defend; as, to support the courage or
Support 4Definition: To assume and carry
successfully, as the part of an actor; to represent or act; to sustain; as, to support the character of King Lear.
Support 5Definition: To furnish with the
means of sustenance or livelihood; to maintain; to provide for; as, to support a family; to support the
ministers of the gospel.
Support 6Definition: To carry on; to enable to continue; to maintain; as, to support a war or a contest; to support an argument or a debate.
Support 7Definition: To verify; to make good; to substantiate; to establish; to sustain; as, the testimony is not sufficient to support the
charges; the evidence will not support the
Support 8Definition: To uphold by aid or countenance; to aid; to help; to back up; as, to support a friend or a party; to support the present administration.
Support 9Definition: The act, state, or operation of supporting,
upholding, or sustaining.
Support 10Definition: That which
upholds, sustains, or
keeps from falling, as a prop, a pillar, or a foundation of any kind.
Support 11Definition: That which
preserves from being overcome, falling, yielding, sinking, giving way, or the like; subsistence; maintenance; assistance; reenforcement; as, he gave his family a good support, the support of national credit; the assaulting column had the support of a battery.
support 12Definition: documentary validation; "his documentation of the
results was excellent"; "the
strongest support for this this view is the work of Jones"
support 13Definition: a military operation (often involving new supplies of men and materiel) to strengthen a military force or aid in the performance of its mission; "they called for artillery support"
support 14Definition: the act of bearing the weight of or strengthening; "he leaned against the wall for support"
support 15Definition: aiding the cause or policy or
interests of; "the president no longer had the support of his own party"; "they developed a scheme of mutual support"
support 16Definition: the activity of providing for or maintaining by supplying with money or necessities; "his support kept the family together"; "they gave him emotional support during difficult times"
support 17Definition: any device that
bears the weight of another thing; "there was no place to attach
supports for a shelf"
support 18Definition: supporting structure that
holds up or
provides a foundation; "the statue stood on a marble support"
support 19Definition: something providing immaterial support or assistance to a person or cause or interest; "the policy found little public support"; "his faith was all the support he needed"; "the team enjoyed the support of their
support 20Definition: a subordinate musical part;
provides background for more important parts
support 21Definition: the financial means whereby one lives; "each child was expected to pay for their keep"; "he applied to the state for support"; "he could no longer earn his own livelihood"
support 22Definition: financial
resources provided to make some project possible; "the foundation provided support for the experiment"
support 23Definition: establish or strengthen as with new evidence or
facts; "his story confirmed my
doubts"; "The evidence
supports the defendant"
support 24Definition: put up with something or somebody unpleasant; "I cannot bear his constant criticism"; "The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional
remarks"; "he learned to tolerate the heat"; "She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage"
support 25Definition: adopt as a belief; "I subscribe to your view on abortion"
support 26Definition: argue or speak in defense of; "She supported the motion to strike"
support 27Definition: be a regular customer or client of; "We patronize this store"; "Our sponsor kept our art studio going for as long as he could"
support 28Definition: be the physical support of; carry the weight of; "The beam
holds up the roof"; "He supported me with one hand while I balanced on the beam";
"What''s holding that
support 29Definition: play a subordinate role to (another performer); "Olivier supported Gielgud beautifully in the second act"
support 30Definition: support materially or financially; "he does not support his natural children"; "The scholarship supported me when I was in college"
support 31Definition: be behind; approve of; "He plumped for the Labor Party"; "I backed Kennedy in
support 32Definition: give moral or psychological support, aid, or courage to; "She supported him during the illness"; "Her children always backed her up"
support 33Definition: support with evidence or authority or make more certain or confirm; "The stories and
claims were born out by the evidence"