English dictionary definition of:

support


Noun

  • documentary validation
  • a military operation (often involving new supplies of men and materiel) to strengthen a military force or aid in the performance of its mission
  • the act of bearing the weight of or strengthening
  • aiding the cause or policy or interests of
  • the activity of providing for or maintaining by supplying with money or necessities
  • any device that bears the weight of another thing
  • supporting structure that holds up or provides a foundation
  • something providing immaterial assistance to a person or cause or interest
  • a musical part (vocal or instrumental) that supports or provides background for other musical parts
  • the financial means whereby one lives
  • financial resources provided to make some project possible

Verb

  • establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts
  • put up with something or somebody unpleasant
  • adopt as a belief
  • argue or speak in defense of
  • be a regular customer or client of
  • be the physical support of; carry the weight of
  • play a subordinate role to (another performer)
  • support materially or financially
  • be behind; approve of
  • give moral or psychological support, aid, or courage to
  • support with evidence or authority or make more certain or confirm

Thesaurus

abide accompaniment affirm back backing backup bear brook confirm corroborate defend digest documentation endorse endure funding hold indorse keep livelihood living patronage patronise British English spelling patronize American English spelling reenforcement reinforcement stand stomach subscribe substantiate suffer supporting sustain sustenance tolerate underpin

Scrabble score for support


Scrabble score = 11

generated at 10:15:29 on 21-01-20

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