- A parent who is always encouraging his child is an example of a supportive parent.
- Services designed to help you to stand on your own two feet again when you are facing poverty are an example of supportive services.
The definition of supportive is someone or something who provides emotional help and encouragement.
that gives support, help, or approval
Furnishing support or assistance.
(comparative more supportive, superlative most supportive)
- Providing support.
- I had a very supportive coach who helped me.