Part of speech:
Financial or other help.
To give moral or spiritual support or encouragement to
(Intransitive) To prepare for something bad, as an impact or blow.
To lengthen (a speech or piece of writing) with unnecessary or irrelevant material
To cover with a pile; load
To strengthen (a military force) with additional personnel or equipment.
Strut is defined as to walk in a stiff, swaggering way.
To make or become weak or weaker
A support used by an injured or disabled person, often in pairs, as an aid to walking, having a vertical shaft that is sometimes forked, a horizontal grip for the hand, and a crosspiece that is positioned under the armpit or a cuff that wraps around the forearm.
A rigid support, as a beam, stake, or pole, placed under or against a structure or part
Shore is the land closest to a body of water.
A supporting structure or foundation, esp. one placed beneath a wall
To cause to move backward or in a reverse direction:
To make more certain the validity of; confirm; bolster; support
a support usually of stone or brick; supports the wall of a building
To buoy up or hearten:
Sustain is defined as to support something or to endure a trial or hardship.
To assist in further development or progress:
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