See fall behind.
Support someone or something; also, help to promote someone or something. For example, We must find as many workers as we can to get behind the union.
Enjoy, appreciate, as in Norma just can't get behind ballet. [Slang; c. 1970]
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authorize, advocate, okay, license, uphold, ratify, support, endorse, confirm, accept, sign, certify, sanction, back, recommend, establish, agree, permit, sponsor, further
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