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Another word for support

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Verb
  1. To sustain the weight of

      1. To hold aloft; raise:
      2. To prevent from falling or sinking; support:
      3. To maintain or affirm:
      1. To have and keep in one's grasp:
      2. To aim or direct; point:
      3. To keep from falling or moving; support:
      1. To hold or support while moving; bear:
      2. To move or take from one place to another; transport:
      3. To escort or accompany.
      1. To carry (something) on one's person from one place to another:
      2. To move from one place to another while containing or supporting (something); convey or transport:
      3. To cause to move by or with steady pressure; push:
    See also:

    support

  2. To hold up

      1. To keep in existence; maintain, continue, or prolong:
      2. To keep up (a joke or assumed role, for example) competently.
      3. To supply with necessities or nourishment; provide for:
      1. To hold or support while moving; bear:
      2. To move or take from one place to another; transport:
      3. To escort or accompany.
      1. To carry (something) on one's person from one place to another:
      2. To move from one place to another while containing or supporting (something); convey or transport:
      3. To cause to move by or with steady pressure; push:
    See also:

    over

  3. To keep from yielding or failing during stress or difficulty

      1. To hold aloft; raise:
      2. To prevent from falling or sinking; support:
      3. To maintain or affirm:
      1. To keep in existence; maintain, continue, or prolong:
      2. To keep up (a joke or assumed role, for example) competently.
      3. To supply with necessities or nourishment; provide for:
      1. An object placed beneath or against a structure to keep it from falling or shaking; a support.
      2. One that serves as a means of support or assistance.
      3. To support by placing something beneath or against; shore up.
      1. A float moored in water to mark a location, warn of danger, or indicate a navigational channel.
      2. A life buoy.
      3. To keep afloat or aloft:
      1. A long narrow pillow or cushion.
      2. To support or prop up with or as if with a long narrow pillow or cushion.
      3. To buoy up or hearten:
    See also:

    help

  4. To supply with the necessities of life

    See also:

    care for

  5. To aid the cause of by approving or favoring

  6. To act as a patron to

      1. One who assumes responsibility for another person or a group during a period of instruction, apprenticeship, or probation.
      2. One who vouches for the suitability of a candidate for admission, as to an organization.
      3. A legislator who proposes and urges adoption of a bill.
      1. To act as a patron to; support or sponsor:
      2. To go to as a customer, especially on a regular basis:
      3. To treat in a condescending manner, often in showing interest or kindness that is insincere:
    See also:

    help

Noun
  1. The act or an instance of helping

      1. Assistance in time of distress; relief.
      2. One that affords assistance or relief:
      3. To give assistance to in time of want, difficulty, or distress:
      1. The easing of a pain, distress, or anxiety:
      2. Something that alleviates pain, distress, or anxiety:
      3. Aid in time of danger:
      1. To give assistance to (someone); make it easier for (someone) to do something; aid:
      2. To give material or financial aid to:
      3. To wait on, as in a store or restaurant:
      1. The terminal part of the human arm located below the forearm, used for grasping and holding and consisting of the wrist, palm, four fingers, and an opposable thumb.
      2. A homologous or similar part in other animals, as the terminal part of the forelimb in certain vertebrates.
      3. A unit of length equal to 4 inches (10.2 centimeters), used especially to specify the height of a horse.
      1. The act of assisting.
      2. Aid; help:
      1. to give help to; aid
      2. to work with as a helper or assistant
      3. to give help; aid
      1. To provide assistance, support, or relief to:
      2. To provide assistance, support, or relief:
      3. The act or result of helping; assistance:
      1. The act of abetting; instigating; inciting; encouraging. [First attested from 1350 to 1470.]
    See also:

    help

  2. An indication of commendation or approval

    See also:

    support

  3. A means or device that keeps something erect, stable, or secure

      1. Material or masonry used to support a structure, such as a wall.
      2. A support or foundation:
      3. The human legs.
      1. To continue to be in a place or condition:
      2. To remain or sojourn as a guest or lodger:
      3. To linger or wait in order to do or experience something:
      1. The land along the edge of an ocean, sea, lake, or river; a coast.
      2. Land; country:
      3. Land as opposed to water:
      1. An object placed beneath or against a structure to keep it from falling or shaking; a support.
      2. One that serves as a means of support or assistance.
      3. To support by placing something beneath or against; shore up.
      1. 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.
      2. Something on which one depends, often excessively:
      3. A forked support or part.
      1. a projecting structure, generally of brick or stone, built against a wall to support or reinforce it
      2. anything like a buttress; support or prop
      3. to support or reinforce with a buttress
      1. A device that holds or fastens two or more parts together or in place; a clamp.
      2. A device, such as a supporting beam in a building or a connecting wire or rope, that steadies or holds something else erect.
      3. Suspenders.
    See also:

    support

  4. The means needed to support life

    See also:

    money

Another word for support

Noun
  1. Aid

    See also:

    aid

  2. A reinforcement

    See also:

    brace

  3. Financial aid

    See also:

    payment

  4. One who provides support

Verb
  1. To hold up from beneath

  2. To uphold