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1. support

verb. ['səˈpɔrt'] give moral or psychological support, aid, or courage to.

Synonyms

  • undergird
  • shop at
  • promote
  • endorse
  • buy at
  • boost
  • assist
  • patronize
  • frequent
  • back
  • aid
  • indorse
  • encourage
  • patronise
  • sponsor
  • back up
  • second
  • shop
  • further
  • advance

Antonyms

  • be full
  • be well
  • enjoy
  • better

Etymology

  • supporter (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Child Support

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  • extort
  • distort
  • contort
  • consort
  • comport
  • resort
  • report
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  • mccourt
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  • laporte
  • laforte
  • import
  • exhort
  • escort
  • deport
  • cavort
  • athwart
  • zwart
  • thwart

2. support

verb. ['səˈpɔrt'] be the physical support of; carry the weight of.

Synonyms

  • prop up
  • shore up
  • chock
  • sustain
  • carry
  • buoy up
  • underpin
  • shore
  • prop
  • scaffold
  • truss
  • hold
  • buoy
  • pole
  • brace
  • bracket
  • hold up

Antonyms

  • expand
  • integrate
  • stay
  • criminalize

Etymology

  • supporter (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. support

verb. ['səˈpɔrt'] support materially or financially.

Synonyms

  • give
  • bring home the bacon
  • subsidize
  • provide
  • sponsor
  • patronise
  • see through
  • patronize
  • subsidise

Antonyms

  • prevent
  • level
  • act
  • refrain

Etymology

  • supporter (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. support

noun. ['səˈpɔrt'] the activity of providing for or maintaining by supplying with money or necessities.

Synonyms

  • sustainment
  • logistic support
  • activity
  • sustenance
  • upkeep
  • sustentation
  • logistic assistance

Antonyms

  • change
  • wake
  • be active
  • lie

Etymology

  • supporter (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. support

verb. ['səˈpɔrt'] be behind; approve of.

Synonyms

  • plunk for
  • champion
  • warrant
  • indorse
  • approve
  • okay
  • second
  • O.K.
  • defend
  • guarantee
  • sanction
  • back
  • plump for

Antonyms

  • exclude
  • give
  • lack
  • bull

Etymology

  • supporter (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. support

noun. ['səˈpɔrt'] aiding the cause or policy or interests of.

Synonyms

  • help
  • aid
  • adherence
  • adhesion
  • reassurance
  • endorsement
  • indorsement
  • sponsorship
  • assist
  • blessing
  • approving
  • advocacy
  • protagonism
  • approval
  • assistance

Antonyms

  • ride
  • subtract
  • head
  • activity

Etymology

  • supporter (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. support

verb. ['səˈpɔrt'] establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts.

Synonyms

  • verify
  • corroborate
  • affirm
  • validate
  • vouch
  • shew
  • establish
  • back up
  • confirm
  • show
  • demonstrate
  • document
  • sustain
  • substantiate
  • back

Antonyms

  • negate
  • disprove
  • awkwardness
  • nonbearing

Etymology

  • supporter (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

8. support

noun. ['səˈpɔrt'] something providing immaterial assistance to a person or cause or interest.

Synonyms

  • keystone
  • influence
  • anchor
  • backbone
  • linchpin
  • lynchpin
  • lifeline

Antonyms

  • forward
  • veer
  • ahead
  • current

Etymology

  • supporter (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

9. child

noun. ['ˈtʃaɪld'] a young person of either sex.

Synonyms

  • piccaninny
  • sprog
  • juvenile person
  • preschooler
  • kiddy
  • nestling
  • changeling
  • bairn
  • poster child
  • kindergartener
  • monkey
  • kid
  • scallywag
  • orphan
  • urchin
  • fry
  • child prodigy
  • tyke
  • picaninny
  • bambino
  • waif
  • kindergartner
  • small fry
  • foster child
  • tiddler
  • tike
  • rascal
  • pickaninny
  • peanut
  • child's body
  • silly
  • infant prodigy
  • juvenile
  • street child
  • minor
  • shaver
  • fosterling
  • wonder child
  • rapscallion
  • youngster
  • nipper
  • scamp
  • toddler
  • tot
  • buster
  • foster-child
  • scalawag
  • yearling

Antonyms

  • idle
  • good person
  • cool
  • major

10. child

noun. ['ˈtʃaɪld'] a human offspring (son or daughter) of any age.

Synonyms

  • offspring
  • babe
  • female offspring
  • stepchild
  • family
  • progeny
  • family unit
  • issue
  • infant
  • baby
  • male offspring
  • army brat
  • kid

Antonyms

  • female offspring
  • parent
  • wise
  • serious

Example sentences of the word child-support


1. Noun Phrase
On the other hand, the judge can increase child support if the noncustodial parent refuses to help raise the child.

2. Noun Phrase
If you decide to split up, the lack of a license can save you cost of lawyers and time spent with paperwork, but you may not be able to claim alimony or child support.

3. Noun Phrase
Parents who are getting divorced in Mississippi must estimate how much child support they will pay or receive during the divorce process and also plan for their financial future once the divorce is final.

4. Noun Phrase
In a case of shared parenting – where the noncustodial parent spends more time and money caring for the child – the judge may reduce the amount of child support.

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