Results for support

Definitions of support:

part of speech: noun

The act of maintaining or upholding; that which maintains or upholds; maintenance; livelihood; aid; one who furnishes means of support, as to a family.

part of speech: verb transitive

To bear up: to endure or sustain: to keep up as a part or character: to make good: to defend: to represent: to supply with means of living: to uphold by countenance, patronize: to follow on same side as a speaker.

part of speech: verb transitive

To bear the weight of; uphold; as, columns support the roof; endure; bear; suffer; as, to support pain; to encourage; as, to support the spirits; to verify; make good; as, to support an accusation of theft; to aid, favor, or defend; as, to support a political party; carry on; as, to support a conversation; provide for; as, to support a family.

part of speech: noun

Act of supporting or upholding: that which supports, sustains, or maintains: maintenance.

part of speech: noun

Sustaining power; the necessaries of life; food; that which upholds a person or thing from falling or sinking; assistance; aid; help.

part of speech: noun

Supporter.

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