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Support 1

Definition: 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 2

Definition: To endure without being overcome, exhausted, or changed in character; to sustain; as, to support pain, distress, or misfortunes.

Support 3

Definition: To keep from failing or sinking; to solace under affictive circumstances; to assist; to encourage; to defend; as, to support the courage or spirits.

Support 4

Definition: 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 5

Definition: 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 6

Definition: 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 7

Definition: 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 statements or allegations.

Support 8

Definition: 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 9

Definition: The act, state, or operation of supporting, upholding, or sustaining.

Support 10

Definition: That which upholds, sustains, or keeps from falling, as a prop, a pillar, or a foundation of any kind.

Support 11

Definition: That which maintains or 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 12

Definition: documentary validation; "his documentation of the results was excellent"; "the strongest support for this this view is the work of Jones"

support 13

Definition: 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 14

Definition: the act of bearing the weight of or strengthening; "he leaned against the wall for support"

support 15

Definition: 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 16

Definition: 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 17

Definition: any device that bears the weight of another thing; "there was no place to attach supports for a shelf"

support 18

Definition: supporting structure that holds up or provides a foundation; "the statue stood on a marble support"

support 19

Definition: 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 fans"

support 20

Definition: a subordinate musical part; provides background for more important parts

support 21

Definition: 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 22

Definition: financial resources provided to make some project possible; "the foundation provided support for the experiment"

support 23

Definition: establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts; "his story confirmed my doubts"; "The evidence supports the defendant"

support 24

Definition: 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 25

Definition: adopt as a belief; "I subscribe to your view on abortion"

support 26

Definition: argue or speak in defense of; "She supported the motion to strike"

support 27

Definition: 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 28

Definition: 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 mirror?"

support 29

Definition: play a subordinate role to (another performer); "Olivier supported Gielgud beautifully in the second act"

support 30

Definition: support materially or financially; "he does not support his natural children"; "The scholarship supported me when I was in college"

support 31

Definition: be behind; approve of; "He plumped for the Labor Party"; "I backed Kennedy in

support 32

Definition: give moral or psychological support, aid, or courage to; "She supported him during the illness"; "Her children always backed her up"

support 33

Definition: support with evidence or authority or make more certain or confirm; "The stories and claims were born out by the evidence"

 

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