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Adjective
Serving to prove the truth of a particular proposition or allegation
“Scientists are currently looking for direct supporting evidence of black holes.”
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Supplementary or subsidiary in nature
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“Typically, the voice plays a supporting role to the instruments in early rock music.”
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Supporting
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Combining in such a way as to enhance or emphasize the qualities of each other or another
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Serving a secondary role
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Warm, caring, nurturing, protective, loving
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Essential, as an element, principle, or law
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Being agreeable or assenting
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Included as part of a whole rather than supplied separately
Verb
(caring for) Looking after someone or something
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“He worked hard to support his wife and three kids.”
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Present participle for to assist by contributing
“The philanthropic foundation has chosen to support research into alternative forms of energy.”
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Present participle for to approbate or endorse
“Kerry has chosen to support the new president despite his controversial views on many matters.”
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Present participle for to agree to or with
“I will support whatever you choose to do.”
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Present participle for to strengthen or stabilize
“Would you be able to support the table on both sides while I attach the legs?”
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Present participle for to provide moral support
“The community will endeavor to support you and your immediate family during your crisis.”
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Present participle for to substantiate or verify
“The evidence does appear to support the charge.”
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(archaic) Present participle for to endure or tolerate
“I am unable to support the sheer amount of pain in my foot any longer.”
Preposition
In support of
Preposition
Contributing to the cost of
Noun
Something that promotes action or activity, especially in an official capacity
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The provision of financial support for a person's living expenses
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The act of validating something
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Noun
The action or process of reinforcing or strengthening
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