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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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  • underreport
  • transport
  • misreport
  • teleport
  • vanwart
  • vancourt
  • valcourt
  • rancourt
  • precourt
  • jeancourt
  • extort
  • distort
  • contort
  • consort
  • comport
  • resort
  • report
  • purport
  • mccourt
  • mccort
  • 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. close

verb. ['ˈkloʊs, ˈkloʊz'] move so that an opening or passage is obstructed; make shut.

Synonyms

  • snap
  • roll up
  • draw
  • bang
  • bung
  • shutter
  • slat
  • seal off
  • seal
  • shut

Antonyms

  • counterfeit
  • meager
  • disadvantageous
  • unfortunate

Etymology

  • clos (French)
  • clausum (Latin)
  • closen (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. close

adjective. ['ˈkloʊs, ˈkloʊz'] at or within a short distance in space or time or having elements near each other.

Synonyms

  • scalelike
  • adpressed
  • next
  • immediate
  • surrounding
  • imminent
  • walking
  • juxtaposed
  • encompassing
  • nestled
  • proximate
  • ambient
  • contiguous
  • enveloping
  • circumferent
  • hand-to-hand
  • close-hauled
  • close together
  • close set
  • walk-to
  • distance
  • side by side
  • adjacent
  • close-set
  • approximate
  • appressed
  • snuggled
  • impending
  • at hand
  • close at hand

Antonyms

  • past
  • noncomprehensive
  • unconnected
  • farness

Etymology

  • clos (French)
  • clausum (Latin)
  • closen (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. close

adjective. ['ˈkloʊs, ˈkloʊz'] close in relevance or relationship.

Synonyms

  • good
  • intimate
  • dear
  • close-knit
  • approximate
  • familiar
  • near
  • boon
  • buddy-buddy
  • thick
  • closely knit
  • confidential
  • chummy

Antonyms

  • near
  • nearness
  • unrelated
  • exact

Etymology

  • clos (French)
  • clausum (Latin)
  • closen (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. close

verb. ['ˈkloʊs, ˈkloʊz'] become closed.

Synonyms

  • turn
  • shut

Antonyms

  • unhealthful
  • unhealthy
  • nonintellectual

Etymology

  • clos (French)
  • clausum (Latin)
  • closen (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. close

verb. ['ˈkloʊs, ˈkloʊz'] cease to operate or cause to cease operating.

Synonyms

  • withdraw
  • retire
  • shut down
  • close up
  • close down
  • adjourn

Antonyms

  • outside
  • intelligible
  • mild
  • penetrable

Etymology

  • clos (French)
  • clausum (Latin)
  • closen (Middle English (1100-1500))
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