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support (n)
Definition: the financial means whereby one lives
Example: each child was expected to pay for their keep. he applied to the state for support. he could no longer earn his own livelihood.
Definition: the financial means whereby one lives
Example: each child was expected to pay for their keep. he applied to the state for support. he could no longer earn his own livelihood.
Definition: the financial means whereby one lives
Example: 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 (n)
Definition: any device that bears the weight of another thing
Example: there was no place to attach supports for a shelf.
Definition: any device that bears the weight of another thing
Example: there was no place to attach supports for a shelf.
Definition: any device that bears the weight of another thing
Example: there was no place to attach supports for a shelf.
support (n)
Definition: a musical part (vocal or instrumental) that supports or provides background for other musical parts
Definition: a musical part (vocal or instrumental) that supports or provides background for other musical parts
Definition: a musical part (vocal or instrumental) that supports or provides background for other musical parts
support (v)
Definition: be behind
Example: He plumped for the Labor Party. I backed Kennedy in 1960.
Definition: be behind
Example: He plumped for the Labor Party. I backed Kennedy in 1960.
Definition: be behind
Example: He plumped for the Labor Party. I backed Kennedy in 1960.
support (n)
Definition: the activity of providing for or maintaining by supplying with money or necessities
Example: his support kept the family together. they gave him emotional support during difficult times.
Definition: the activity of providing for or maintaining by supplying with money or necessities
Example: his support kept the family together. they gave him emotional support during difficult times.
Definition: the activity of providing for or maintaining by supplying with money or necessities
Example: his support kept the family together. they gave him emotional support during difficult times.
support (v)
Definition: be a regular customer or client of
Example: We patronize this store. Our sponsor kept our art studio going for as long as he could.
Definition: be a regular customer or client of
Example: We patronize this store. Our sponsor kept our art studio going for as long as he could.
Definition: be a regular customer or client of
Example: We patronize this store. Our sponsor kept our art studio going for as long as he could.
support (n)
Definition: documentary validation
Example: his documentation of the results was excellent. the strongest support for this view is the work of Jones.
Definition: documentary validation
Example: his documentation of the results was excellent. the strongest support for this view is the work of Jones.
Definition: documentary validation
Example: his documentation of the results was excellent. the strongest support for this view is the work of Jones.
support (n)
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
Example: they called for artillery support.
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
Example: they called for artillery support.
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
Example: they called for artillery support.
support (n)
Definition: aiding the cause or policy or interests of
Example: the president no longer has the support of his own party. they developed a scheme of mutual support.
Definition: aiding the cause or policy or interests of
Example: the president no longer has the support of his own party. they developed a scheme of mutual support.
Definition: aiding the cause or policy or interests of
Example: the president no longer has the support of his own party. they developed a scheme of mutual support.
support (v)
Definition: support materially or financially
Example: he does not support his natural children. The scholarship supported me when I was in college.
Definition: support materially or financially
Example: he does not support his natural children. The scholarship supported me when I was in college.
Definition: support materially or financially
Example: he does not support his natural children. The scholarship supported me when I was in college.
support (v)
Definition: establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts
Example: his story confirmed my doubts. The evidence supports the defendant.
Definition: establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts
Example: his story confirmed my doubts. The evidence supports the defendant.
Definition: establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts
Example: his story confirmed my doubts. The evidence supports the defendant.
support (v)
Definition: put up with something or somebody unpleasant
Example: 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.
Definition: put up with something or somebody unpleasant
Example: 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.
Definition: put up with something or somebody unpleasant
Example: 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 (v)
Definition: play a subordinate role to (another performer)
Example: Olivier supported Gielgud beautifully in the second act.
Definition: play a subordinate role to (another performer)
Example: Olivier supported Gielgud beautifully in the second act.
Definition: play a subordinate role to (another performer)
Example: Olivier supported Gielgud beautifully in the second act.
support (v)
Definition: support with evidence or authority or make more certain or confirm
Example: The stories and claims were born out by the evidence.
Definition: support with evidence or authority or make more certain or confirm
Example: The stories and claims were born out by the evidence.
Definition: support with evidence or authority or make more certain or confirm
Example: The stories and claims were born out by the evidence.
support (n)
Definition: something providing immaterial assistance to a person or cause or interest
Example: the policy found little public support. his faith was all the support he needed. the team enjoyed the support of their fans.
Definition: something providing immaterial assistance to a person or cause or interest
Example: the policy found little public support. his faith was all the support he needed. the team enjoyed the support of their fans.
Definition: something providing immaterial assistance to a person or cause or interest
Example: the policy found little public support. his faith was all the support he needed. the team enjoyed the support of their fans.
support (n)
Definition: financial resources provided to make some project possible
Example: the foundation provided support for the experiment.
Definition: financial resources provided to make some project possible
Example: the foundation provided support for the experiment.
Definition: financial resources provided to make some project possible
Example: the foundation provided support for the experiment.
support (n)
Definition: supporting structure that holds up or provides a foundation
Example: the statue stood on a marble support.
Definition: supporting structure that holds up or provides a foundation
Example: the statue stood on a marble support.
Definition: supporting structure that holds up or provides a foundation
Example: the statue stood on a marble support.
support (v)
Definition: argue or speak in defense of
Example: She supported the motion to strike.
Definition: argue or speak in defense of
Example: She supported the motion to strike.
Definition: argue or speak in defense of
Example: She supported the motion to strike.
support (v)
Definition: give moral or psychological support, aid, or courage to
Example: She supported him during the illness. Her children always backed her up.
Definition: give moral or psychological support, aid, or courage to
Example: She supported him during the illness. Her children always backed her up.
Definition: give moral or psychological support, aid, or courage to
Example: She supported him during the illness. Her children always backed her up.
support (n)
Definition: the act of bearing the weight of or strengthening
Example: he leaned against the wall for support.
Definition: the act of bearing the weight of or strengthening
Example: he leaned against the wall for support.
Definition: the act of bearing the weight of or strengthening
Example: he leaned against the wall for support.
support (v)
Definition: be the physical support of
Example: The beam holds up the roof. He supported me with one hand while I balanced on the beam. What's holding that mirror?.
Definition: be the physical support of
Example: The beam holds up the roof. He supported me with one hand while I balanced on the beam. What's holding that mirror?.
Definition: be the physical support of
Example: The beam holds up the roof. He supported me with one hand while I balanced on the beam. What's holding that mirror?.
support (v)
Definition: adopt as a belief
Example: I subscribe to your view on abortion.
Definition: adopt as a belief
Example: I subscribe to your view on abortion.
Definition: adopt as a belief
Example: I subscribe to your view on abortion.