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A structure that complements or supplements something else
“Built with bipartisan support, what opened in the Ghanaian capital of Accra is no ordinary highway.”
To assist by contributing
“The National Institute of General Medical Sciences will support research in the basic medical sciences.”
Financial help
“There will be no support for any organization associated with the manufacturing of nuclear weapons.”
Denotes assistance or an approval
“You will have your parents' support regardless of the path you choose to take.”
A sanction; or public approval
“His policy on tax reforms attracted positive support from the people.”
To approbate or endorse
“He will staunchly support the new president despite his controversial views on the matter.”
Essential things that provides sustenance for life
“Once you get to a significantly high altitude, there will be very little support afforded to you to keep you alive.”
To strengthen or stabilize
“Would you be able to support the table on both sides while I attach the legs?”
To provide care; to help or encourage
“The hospital will support you and your immediate family during these dire times.”
To substantiate or verify; to vindicate
“I have enough testimonies from all of the victims to support charges against the perpetrator.”
Evidence; proof
“There is strong support from available research that suggests that life is sustainable on Mars.”
(archaic) To endure or tolerate
“I am unable to support the sheer amount of pain in my foot any longer.”
Answers to questions regarding consumer products
“More experienced and knowledgeable support for this product and service is required.”
(computing) Usability or compatibility
“Your current version of Windows has no support for the drivers that you are trying to install.”
The bearing of a secondary role
“Without Joe as my support, and his relentless encouragement, I would not have finished the project.”
Of having a auxiliary or subsidiary behaviour
“His role as the support actor was given a standing ovation for such a tour de force performance.”
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