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1 support /səˈpoɚt/ verb
supports; supported; supporting
1 support
/səˈpoɚt/
verb
supports; supported; supporting
Learner's definition of SUPPORT
[+ object]
: to agree with or approve of (someone or something)
: to show that you approve of (someone or something) by doing something
: to give help or assistance to (someone or something)
: to provide what is needed by (someone or something)
: to provide the money that is needed by or for (someone or something)
: to hold (something or someone) up : to stop (something or someone) from falling down
: to provide evidence for (something) : to help show that (something) is true
chiefly British : to be a fan of (a sports team)
2 support /səˈpoɚt/ noun
plural supports
2 support
/səˈpoɚt/
noun
plural supports
Learner's definition of SUPPORT
[noncount] : the act of showing that you believe that someone or something is good or acceptable : approval of someone or something
often + for
[noncount]
: the act of helping someone by giving love, encouragement, etc.
: help that is given in the form of money or other valuable things
see also child support
: the act of helping someone by giving information or services
[count] : something that holds a person or thing up and stops that person or thing from falling down
[noncount] : the act of holding something up
often used after for
[noncount] : evidence which shows that something is true

in support of

: in a way that shows approval of (something) : in favor of (something)
: in order to support (something)
see also life support
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