verb (used with object)
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To support something, as a structure or heavy load, is to bear it or hold it up. To support a person is to supply them with things necessary to existence, or to keep their spirits or courage up under trial or affliction. How is support different from maintain, sustain, and uphold? Find out on Thesaurus.com.
Example sentences from the Web for support
A few of the 3DS variation that were, until recently, supported by Nintendo.The end of the 3DS marks an inflection point for portable gaming|Kyle Orland|September 17, 2020|Ars Technica
In the playoffs, calls have been more likely to get the “support” ruling than “stands,” indicating slightly more confident review decisions.Don’t Blame The Refs For All Of These Replay Reviews|Jared Dubin|September 17, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
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That’s 4 percentage points higher than the 68 percent who supported Hillary Clinton in 2016.More And More Americans Aren’t Religious. Why Are Democrats Ignoring These Voters?|Daniel Cox|September 17, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
As Andrew Keatts has reported, Mayor Kevin Faulconer and the Housing Commission advocated for state and federal officials to support hotel purchases to house homeless people after the city converted the Convention Center into a shelter.
“I do not support gay marriages being recognized in Florida,” he wrote Andrew Walther of Sanford.
If the Israel model ban were directed towards disordered eating, Ravin says she would support it whole-heartedly.How Skinny Is Too Skinny? Israel Bans ‘Underweight’ Models|Carrie Arnold|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
In October, he traveled to Denver with Fry to support his work with LGBT rights organization The Matthew Sheppard Foundation.Meet Stephen Fry’s Future Husband (Who Is Less Than Half His Age)|Tom Sykes|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
A Republican candidate hoping to win red state support could find a worse team to root for than one from Dallas.
Both are considered marginal figures in the House GOP caucus and have no real base of support for their respective bids.
His enemies persistently insinuated that he was really returning to Spain to support the clericals actively.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
Several able speakers had made long addresses in support of the bill when one Mr. Morrisett, from Monroe, took the floor.
Martini was on his mission to Vienna; but another valet was put into the chariot to support the Duke.
A double detachment of soldiers was already there, with orders to support him in case of resistance.
Danger threatened from two of them: Mr Bellamy had not afforded the support which he had promised.
British Dictionary definitions for support
- to play a subordinate role to
- to accompany (the feature) in a film programme