Russia is no longer trying to hide the fact that the Kremlin is directly involved and supporting separatist leaders in Ukraine.
Democrats hammered them for supporting tax cuts for the wealthy without such “pay-fors.”
Now older women still see the importance of supporting their fellow females, but younger women often do not.
An example had to be made of supposed sellouts like Dewhurst, whose alleged apostasy included once supporting a payroll tax.
Instead of supporting Hadeel, the principal yields to parental pressure and orders her to back down.
He always denied that in supporting this bill he had been inconsistent, and insisted that it was one for revenue.
But we must do more than think and feel; we must do our part in supporting them and upholding their hands.
He quivered with more than the infirmities of age as he stood by the table, supporting himself on his cane.
I repeat this version, without either contradicting or supporting it.
It is beautifully vaulted in the Early English style, with carved capitals and bases to the supporting shafts.
late 14c., "to aid," also "to hold up, prop up," from Old French supporter, from Latin supportare "convey, carry, bring up," from sub "up from under" + portare "to carry" (see port (n.1)). Related: Supported; supporting.
late 14c., "act of assistance, backing, help, aid," from support (v.). Meaning "one who provides assistance, protection, backing, etc." is early 15c. Sense of "bearing of expense" is mid-15c. Physical sense of "that which supports" is from 1560s. Meaning "services which enable something to fulfil its function and remain in operation" (e.g. tech support) is from 1953.
support sup·port (sə-pôrt')
v. sup·port·ed, sup·port·ing, sup·ports
To bear the weight of, especially from below.
To hold in position so as to keep from falling, sinking, or slipping.
To be capable of bearing; withstand.
To keep from weakening or failing; strengthen.
To provide for or maintain, by supplying with money or necessities.
To endure; tolerate.
The act of supporting.
The state of being supported.
One that supports or maintains.
Maintenance, as of a family, with the necessities of life.