To support the spirits, vitality, or resolution of; encourage:
To keep up; carry on; maintain
To adhere or conform to; keep:
To provide justification for.
To back a cause, party etc. mentally or with concrete aid.
To cause to arise, appear, come, etc.; esp., to bring back as from death; reanimate
To raise to a more important or responsible job or rank.
To revoke by taking back; rescind:
To give support to; be favorable to; foster; help
To support or establish the certainty or validity of; verify:
To fight for; defend; support
To support financially
To equip or support with braces
To support or hold up; sustain
Back is defined as to support or to move in a backward motion.
To speak or write in support of; be in favor of
To support by placing something beneath or against; shore up.
To support or reinforce with a buttress
To give advice or counsel:
To keep from falling; bear the weight of; support
To prop up as with a bolster; support, strengthen, or reinforce
To raise or lift up; elevate.
To raise; elevate.
(Archaic) To lift upright; raise.
To raise or lift, esp. with effort
To lift up; raise
To raise or lift by pushing up from below.
To refrain from; avoid or resist. Used with can or cannot:
(Intransitive) To increase in value or standing.
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