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1. support

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

Synonyms

  • hold up
  • bear
  • carry
  • keep up
  • brace
  • underpin
  • buttress
  • reinforce
  • prop up
  • shore up
  • chock
  • sustain
  • buoy up
  • shore
  • prop
  • scaffold
  • truss
  • hold
  • buoy
  • pole
  • bracket

Antonyms

  • expand
  • integrate
  • stay
  • criminalize

Etymology

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

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2. support

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

Synonyms

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

Antonyms

  • be full
  • be well
  • enjoy
  • better

Etymology

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

Words that Rhyme with Support

  • 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

How do you spell support? Is it wupport ?

A common misspelling of support is wupport

Example sentences of the word support


1. Verb, base form
The sharp bend places stress on the felts used to support the roof.

2. Noun, singular or mass
If your boyfriend is depressed, show him tender loving care by offering yourself as a source of support.

Quotes containing the word support


1. My success was due to good luck, hard work, and support and advice from friends and mentors. But most importantly, it depended on me to keep trying after I had failed.
- Mark Warner

2. Surround yourself with people who provide you with support and love and remember to give back as much as you can in return.
- Karen Kain

3. I collaborated with fellow cat lover and designer Geren Ford to create a sweater that we hope any cat parent would wear to show their kitty pride and that all animal lovers can wear in support of the ASPCA.
- Kellie Pickler

3. support

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

Synonyms

  • help
  • underwrite
  • fund
  • finance
  • bankroll
  • 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

  • assistance
  • 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

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

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. support

noun. ['səˈpɔrt'] a military operation (often involving new supplies of men and materiel) to strengthen a military force or aid in the performance of its mission.

Synonyms

  • reenforcement
  • operation
  • close support
  • military operation

Antonyms

  • nonworker
  • proliferation
  • free
  • allow

Etymology

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

10. support

noun. ['səˈpɔrt'] documentary validation.

Synonyms

  • validation
  • proof
  • documentation

Antonyms

  • overstock
  • understock
  • irregular
  • disrepute

Etymology

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