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1. supporting

adjective. ['səˈpɔrtɪŋ'] furnishing support and encouragement.

Synonyms

  • encouraging

Antonyms

  • boycott
  • disapproval

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Rhymes with Supporting

  • underreporting
  • transporting
  • nonsporting
  • homeporting
  • extorting
  • exporting
  • distorting
  • consorting
  • resorting
  • reporting
  • purporting
  • importing
  • exhorting
  • deporting
  • cavorting
  • thwarting
  • storting
  • sporting
  • snorting
  • aborting
  • sorting
  • shorting
  • courting

Sentences with supporting


1. Verb, gerund or present participle
Lift one leg up so that the supporting leg is bearing your weight.

Quotes about supporting


1. I will never buy a fish tank, because I don't believe in supporting the funding of aquatic war machines.
- Jarod Kintz, It Occurred to Me

2. You are not a perfect woman.You have an evil temper, you’re as blind as a mole, you’re a deplorable poet, and frankly, your French accent could use some work.” Supporting himself on his elbows, Leo took her face in his hands. “But when I put those things together with the rest of you, it makes you into the most perfectly imperfect woman I’ve ever known.
- Lisa Kleypas, Married By Morning

3. Many of us saw religion as harmless nonsense. Beliefs might lack all supporting evidence but, we thought, if people needed a crutch for consolation, where's the harm? September 11th changed all that.
- Richard Dawkins

2. self-supporting

adjective. financially independent.

Antonyms

  • joint

3. supporting

noun. ['səˈpɔrtɪŋ'] the act of bearing the weight of or strengthening.

Synonyms

  • hanging
  • support
  • activity
  • shoring
  • dangling
  • suspension
  • shoring up

Antonyms

  • invalidate
  • negate
  • disprove
  • disapprove

4. supporting

adjective. ['səˈpɔrtɪŋ'] capable of bearing a structural load.

Synonyms

  • load-bearing

Antonyms

  • forbid
  • disallow
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