- A prop, base, brace, etc.
- A means of subsistence.
- An elastic, girdlelike device to support or bind a part of the body.
- Maintenance and service, as for a computer system's software or hardware.Technical support.
Support staff for a company's computer system.
Evidence to support a claim.
I support the administrative activities of the executive branch of the organization.
An example of support is a tree branch that has a swing hanging from it.
An example of support is someone carrying a child.
That operating system does not support most new applications.
Pillars support the roof.
The bridge supports 10 tons.
The letter supported him in his grief.
A program to support the price of wheat.
Supported her in her election campaign.
Supported lower taxes.
Our candidate needs your support.
The candidate's support has been overwhelming.
Don't move that beam! It's a support for the whole platform.
The government provides support to the arts in several ways.
Sure they sell the product, but do they provide support?
If the membership function of a fuzzy set is continuous, then that fuzzy set's support is an open set.
Don't move that beam! It supports the whole platform.
Sure they sell the product, but do they support it?
I support France in the World Cup.
The government supports the arts in several ways.
The testimony is not sufficient to support the charges.
The evidence will not support the statements or allegations.
The IT Department supports the research organization, but not the sales force.
I don't make decisions: I just support those who do.
To support the character of King Lear.
The homeless shelter is supported solely by donations.
New facts supported her story.
How many supports does the bridge have?
An example of support is listening to a friend in need.
An example of support is lending money to a sibling.
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Origin of support
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition