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support [ suh-pawrt, -pohrt ]
Main Entry: support
Part of Speech: noun
Definition: something that holds up structure
Synonyms: abutment, agency, back, backing, base, bed, bedding, block, brace, buttress, collar, column, cornerstone, device, flotation, foothold, footing, foundation, fulcrum, groundwork, guide, hold, lining, means, medium, pillar, platform, pole, post, prop, rampart, reinforcement, rest, rib, rod, shore, stake, stanchion, stave, stay, stiffener, stilt, substratum, substructure, sustentation, timber, underpinning
Main Entry: support
Part of Speech: noun
Definition: help, approval
Synonyms: aid, assist, assistance, backing, blessing, championship, comfort, encouragement, friendship, furtherance, hand, lift, loyalty, moral support, patronage, protection, relief, succor, sustenance
Main Entry: support
Part of Speech: noun
Definition: food, money, possessions for staying alive
Synonyms: alimentation, alimony, allowance, care, keep, livelihood, living, maintenance, necessities, nutriment, payment, provision, relief, responsibility, stock, stores, subsidy, subsistence, sustenance, upkeep, victuals
Main Entry: support
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: hold up
Synonyms: base, be a foundation for, bear, bed, bolster, bottom, brace, buttress, carry, cradle, crutch, embed, found, ground, hold, keep from falling, keep up, mainstay, poise, prop, reinforce, shore, shore up, shoulder, stand, stay, strut, sustain, undergird, upbear, uphold
Main Entry: support
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: take care of, provide for
Synonyms: angel*, attend to, back, bankroll, be a source of strength, bring up, buoy up, care for, chaperon, cherish, earn one's keep, encourage, feed, finance, fortify, foster, fund, give a leg up, guard, keep, keep an eye on, look after, maintain, make a living, nourish, nurse, pay expenses of, pay for, pick up the check, prop, put up money for, raise, set up, sponsor, stake, stiffen, strengthen, stroke, subsidize, succor, sustain, underwrite, uphold
Main Entry: support
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: defend, advocate belief
Synonyms: abet, advance, agree with, aid, approve, assist, back, bear out, bolster, boost, boost morale, carry, champion, cheer, comfort, countenance, endorse, establish, forward, foster, get behind, go along with, go to bat for, help, hold, justify, keep up, maintain, plead for, promote, pull for, put forward, rally round, second, side with, stand behind, stand up for, stay, stick by, stick up for, substantiate, sustain, take one's side, take the part of, throw in one's lot with, throw in with, uphold, verify
Main Entry: support
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: endure
Synonyms: abide, bear, bear with, brook, carry on, continue, countenance, go, go through, handle, keep up, live with, maintain, put up with, stand, stand for, stay the course, stick it out, stomach*, submit, suffer, swallow*, sweat out, take, tolerate, undergo, wait out
Main Entry: support/supporter
Part of Speech: noun
Definition: person who helps another
Synonyms: adherent, advocate, ally, angel*, apologist, backbone, backer, benefactor, champion, cohort, comforter, confederate, coworker, defender, disciple, endorser, espouser, exponent, expounder, fan, follower, friend, helper, mainstay, maintainer, partisan, patron, pillar, preserver, prop, proponent, satellite, second, sponsor, stalwart, stay, subscriber, supporter, sustainer, tower of strength, upholder, well-wisher
Main Entry: abet
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: assist, help in wrongdoing
Synonyms: advocate, back, condone, egg on, encourage, endorse, goad, incite, instigate, prod, promote, provoke, sanction, spur, support, urge
Main Entry: abutment
Part of Speech: noun
Definition: masonry mass
Synonyms: arch end, bridge end, end piece, jutting piece, support, vault end
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