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Adjective
Serving to give support to the truth or factualness of something
“… scientists looking for direct supporting evidence of microscopic black holes, the existence of which is theoretical.”
Adjective
Advocating
Adjective
Upholding
Verb
Present participle for to assist by contributing
“The National Institute of General Medical Sciences will support research in the basic medical sciences.”
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Present participle for to approbate or endorse
“He will staunchly support the new president despite his controversial views on the matter.”
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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 care; to help or encourage
“The hospital will support you and your immediate family during these dire times.”
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Present participle for to substantiate or verify; to vindicate
“I have enough testimonies from all of the victims to support charges against the perpetrator.”
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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.”
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