Part of speech:
To write on the back of (a document)
To stop the movement or progress of:
To experience, undergo, or feel (something painful, injurious, or unpleasant):
To bear, or put up with (someone or something not especially liked)
To put up with patiently or resolutely; bear:
To endure something with tolerance or patience:
To hold up under (pain, fatigue, etc.); stand; bear; undergo
To bear comfortably or patiently; to be reconciled to; to brook.
To make firm; to confirm, or ratify; especially (law) to assert or confirm, as a judgment, decree, or order, brought before an appelate court for review.
To show to be true or real by giving evidence; prove; confirm
To support or establish the certainty or validity of; verify:
To give support or sanction to; approve or tolerate
To make feel less sad or disappointed; comfort
To relieve the distress or suffering of; to provide comfort to.
To shout cheers
(Usually of a cause) to promote, advocate, or act as a champion for
To act as a bearer, conductor, etc.
To buttress is to provide support for a building, or to provide support and justification for an argument or idea.
To mark or provide with a buoy
To brace is to build extra support for something, to use support to stay balanced yourself, or to prepare someone to receive bad news.
(Slang) To steal or rob, especially by shoplifting or pickpocketing.
To emit or transmit:
To find a basis for; establish:
To give help; aid
To provide a basis for; establish or found:
To provide assistance, support, or relief to:
To act as an advocate:
To provide justification for.
(Law) To add a verification to (a pleading)
To keep erect; to support; to sustain; to keep from falling; to maintain.
Subsidize is to pay part of the costs of producing or doing something.
To act as a sponsor for.
To provide sides or siding for:
To act or serve as a shield or safeguard.
A penalty imposed for violating accepted social norms. A sanction may be civil or criminal in nature. Criminal sanctions are either fine, imprisonment, or both. Authorization and/or approval by someone in a position of authority; for example, the act of imposing a penalty.
To reward an experimental subject, for example with a reinforcer subsequent to a desired response or performance.
To approve and give formal sanction to; confirm:
To support or shore up something.
To post is defined as to hang something up in a public location, such as a flyer or sign.
To provide sustenance for; nourish:
To provide with food or other substances necessary for life and growth; feed.
To provide for; support:
To uplift; elate:
To act as a waiter, clerk, servant, etc.
To bring up; nurture:
To give in marriage
To give support to; be favorable to; foster; help
To join in an embrace.
To cause to arise, appear, come, etc.; esp., to bring back as from death; reanimate
To establish (a claim) in this way
To serve as a nurse for:
To maintain control over, as to prevent indiscretion:
Recommend is defined as to suggest someone or something as a good match for a function or position.
To keep up; carry on; maintain
To cheer up; encourage
To help the progress of; promote.
To cause to be able to grow or thrive:
To push or thrust along or through, with or as with the shoulder
To put together in a lump or lumps
To withstand is to be able to successfully cope with something or to be able to resist or remain unaffected by something.
To accept (something owed, offered, or given) either reluctantly or willingly:
To take in; absorb; engulf; envelop
(Informal) To take on the responsibility or obligation for:
To take (what is offered or given); receive, esp. willingly
A rigid framework, as of wooden beams or metal bars, designed to support a structure, such as a roof.
Monetary assistance granted by a government to a person or group in support of an enterprise regarded as being in the public interest.
A prop, as a beam, placed under or against something as a support or stabilizer; specif., any of the timbers used to support a boat or ship that is out of water
An individual or group that assists or functions in a supporting capacity:
(Baseball) Second base.
Allowance is a piece of something given to a person, usually in relation to money or goods in exchange for service.
The act of providing or supplying something:
Any defense or bulwark
A book giving instruction in the elements of some subject; handbook
(Architecture) A long, narrow, usually arched member projecting from the surface of a structure, especially such a member separating the webs of a vault.
A unit of measure, equal to one rod in linear measure (5.029 m) or one square rod in square measure (25.29 sq m)
Aid; help; relief
Living is defined as the style or way a person lives their life.
The definition of livelihood is the way you make your living and pay for the basic things you need in life.
Those giving such support
(Music) A part, usually performed by instruments, that gives support or adds to the background in music, or adds for ornamentation; also, the harmony of a figured bass.
A reinforcing or being reinforced
Support, encouragement, sponsorship, etc. given by a patron
A cosmetic used as a base for facial makeup.
A basic or underlying element; infrastructure:
One that backs a person, group, or enterprise:
Any of a series of feature articles appearing regularly in a newspaper or magazine, by a particular writer or about a certain subject
Approbation; sanction; support:
Assistance; aid; help
Help or assistance; esp., financial help
To fail to do or carry out, as through carelessness or oversight:
To loosen; to relax; to remove the obligation of.
To refuse to accept, submit to, believe, or make use of:
To stop short at (a fence, etc.), without jumping it
To refuse to approve; reject
The definition of contradict is to say or write the opposite of something.
(Music) To press down (a string on a stringed instrument) on the fingerboard to produce a desired pitch.
To stop the passage of (a motion or bill) in a legislative assembly.
To make or become weak or weaker
Undermine is defined as to dig beneath, weaken or injure.
To refuse to have any dealings with.
To be or act in contention or conflict with:
To miss, neglect, or omit: used with an infinitive
To disregard deliberately; pay no attention to; refuse to consider
To desist in doing, practicing, following, holding, or adhering to; to turn away from; to permit to lapse; to renounce; to discontinue. [First attested from around (1350 to 1470)]
To keep or discourage (a person, group, or nation) from doing something by instilling fear, anxiety, doubt, etc.
To prevent or try to prevent by disapproving or raising objections or obstacles
A thing that frustrates
Something that discourages; a deterrent.
Unfavorable opinion; condemnation
Words or actions of a party to a contract that indicate the intention of that person to fail to carry out the contract in the future; a threat to breach a contract.
Any person, group, or thing that opposes
The willful, permanent separation of one spouse from the other without acceptable cause or the other's consent, considered as a ground for divorce.
To back a cause, party etc. mentally or with concrete aid.
Sums of money
A customer, especially a regular customer.
The definition of a payment is all or part of what is owed by someone.
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