1. supportive

adjective. ['səˈpɔrtɪv'] furnishing support or assistance.


  • demonstrative of
  • confirmatory
  • substantiating
  • verificatory
  • confirming
  • accessary
  • substantiative
  • validating
  • corroboratory
  • auxiliary
  • verifying
  • ancillary
  • certificatory
  • supporting
  • corroborative
  • positive
  • collateral
  • validatory
  • appurtenant
  • accessory
  • encouraging
  • confirmative
  • adjuvant


  • unsupportive
  • negative
  • misconstruction
  • essential

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Rhymes with Supportive

  • abortive

Sentences with supportive

1. Adjective
Put on your most comfortable and supportive shoes and spend an hour or more wandering along the crowded streets.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Buying supportive shoes because you're on your feet so much probably wouldn't qualify.

3. Verb, base form
When adolescents feel overwhelmed by those challenges, it is important that they have access to supportive services.

Quotes about supportive

1. I've been so fortunate in my life that my family has never been jealous of my success. They have shown true love and commitment to me by being supportive. They shared in it.
- Mike Krzyzewski

2. I'm so thankful for my family and friends - they're really supportive. Everyone I work with on 'Austin & Ally;' the cast and crew are like my family now. We have so much fun, and I'm so happy they're in my life!
- Laura Marano

3. Allowing a friend to careen toward self destruction is not friendship. That is a habit the United States needs to break as it pursues a richer and more deeply supportive relationship with Israel.
- Stephen Kinzer