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Synonym of Support

Support Synonyme from Moby Thesaurus

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support
Synonyms and related words:
A-frame, Maecenas, OK, TLC, abettor, abide, abide with, accept, acceptance, accession, accommodate, accredit, acquiescence, act a part, act out, admirer, advance, advocate, affirm, affirmation, afford, afford hope, afford support, aficionado, agreement, agreement in principle, aid, aid and comfort, aliment, alimentation, alimony, allege in support, allotment, allowance, alpenstock, amen, angel, annuity, answer, anvil, apologist, applaud, approve, argue for, arm, assent, assentation, assert, assist, assistance, assurance, assure, athletic supporter, attend to, attest, attestation, augur well, authenticate, authentication, authorize, autograph, auxiliaries, baby-sit, back, back rest, back up, backbone, backer, backing, backing up, backstop, backup, bandage, bandeau, bankroll, base, beam, bear, bear out, bear up, bear with, bearer, bearing out, beef up, benefit, bid fair, bide, bit player, block, blow to, bolster, bolster up, bolstering, boost, bounty, bra, brace, brace up, bracer, bracket, brassiere, brave, bread, brook, buck up, buff, buoy up, buttress, buttressing, cane, capitalization, capitalize, care, care for, carrier, carry, case harden, certification, certify, cervix, champion, chaperon, cheer, cherish, circumstantiate, circumstantiation, clothe, column, comfort, commend, compliance, concurrence, condolence, confirm, confirmation, consent, conservancy, conservation, conservationism, conserve, consolation, contend for, contribute, copyright, corroborate, corroboration, corroboratory evidence, corset, cosign, countenance, counter, countersign, cradle, create a role, crook, crosstree, crutch, cry up, cue rest, cushion, daily bread, defend, defender, deficit financing, dependence, depict, depletion allowance, document, documentation, dole, donate, ease, easel, easement, economic support, elect, embolden, enact, encourage, encouragement, encourager, endorse, endorser, endow, endowment, endure, environmental conservation, espouse, exponent, extra, face, fan, favor, favorer, fellowship, figurant, figurante, fill, fill up, finance, finances, financial assistance, financial backing, financial support, financing, find, forest conservation, forest management, fortification, fortify, fortifying, forward, foster, foundation, foundation garment, frame, friend at court, fulcrum, fund, funding, furnish, general agreement, gird, girdle, give, give hope, give permission, give support, give the go-ahead, give the imprimatur, give thumbs up, go, go treat, good offices, grant, grant-in-aid, grubstake, guaranteed annual income, guard, guy, guywire, hand, hang in, hang in there, hang tough, harden, have good prospects, hearten, hearty assent, heel, help, hob, hod, hold, hold out hope, hold out promise, hold up, hype, impersonate, initial, inspire, inspire hope, inspirit, invest, invigorate, jack, jock, jockstrap, justify hope, keep, keep afloat, keep alive, keep intact, keep inviolate, keep safe, keep up, keep watch over, keeping, lap, lend support, lift, livelihood, living, look after, look out for, look to, lover, lump, lump it, mainstay, maintain, maintainer, maintenance, make a plea, make available, make fair promise, make provision for, manna, mast, matronize, maulstick, meat, mind, minister to, ministration, ministry, mother, mothering, music stand, mute, neck, nerve, nominate, not destroy, not endanger, not expend, not use up, not waste, notarize, nourishment, nurse, nurture, nutriment, office, offices, old-age insurance, pabulum, pap, paranymph, partisan, pass, pass on, pass upon, patent, patron, patronization, patronize, pay for, pay the bill, pay the bills, paying the bills, pecuniary aid, pension, pension off, permit, persevere, personate, pillar, pillow, play a part, play a role, play opposite, plead for, plug, portray, prepare, present, preserval, preservation, preserve, price support, probate, promise, promote, promoter, proof, prop, prop up, protagonist, protect, protection, protege, prove, provide, provide for, proving, proving out, provision, provision of capital, public assistance, public welfare, puff, pull, put up with, raise expectations, raise hope, raker, ratification, ratify, ratline, reassurance, reassure, rebut, recommend, recruit, refection, refinance, refresh, refreshment, refute, register, reinforce, reinforcement, reinforcements, reinforcer, reinvigorate, reliance, relief, remedy, replenish, reply, represent, rescue, reserve forces, reserves, respond, rest, resting place, restrengthen, retirement benefits, rib, ride herd on, rigging, riposte, rubber stamp, safekeeping, salt, salvage, salvation, sanction, save, saving, say amen to, say in defense, scholarship, scissors truss, seal, second, seconder, sectary, see after, see to, service, set up, shepherd, shoe, shore, shore up, shoring, shoulder, shred of comfort, shroud, side with, sider, sign, sign and seal, skid, soil conservation, solace, solacement, sole, spare, spare the price, speak for, speak highly of, speak up for, speak warmly of, speak well of, spear-carrier, spine, splint, sponsor, sponsorship, sprit, staff, stake, stalwart, stand, stand by, stand drinks, stand for, stand to, stand treat, stand up for, stand-in, standby, standing rigging, standing treat, stave, stay, steel, stick, stick up for, stiffen, stiffener, stilts, stipend, stirrup, stock, stomach, store, stream conservation, strengthen, strengthener, strengthening, strut, submit to, subscribe to, subsidization, subsidize, subsidy, subsistence, substantiate, substantiation, substitute, substructure, subvention, subventionize, succor, suffer, supe, super, supernumerary, supply, supporter, supporting actor, supporting cast, supporting evidence, sustain, sustain a part, sustainer, sustainment, sustenance, sustentation, swallow, swear and affirm, swear to, sympathizer, sympathy, take, take a part, take care of, take charge of, tax benefit, temper, tend, tender loving care, therapy, tolerate, toughen, tout, treat, treat to, tripod, trivet, truss, underbrace, undergird, undergirding, undergo, underlie, underpin, underpinning, underset, undersign, understudy, underwrite, upbear, uphold, upholder, upkeep, urge reasons for, validate, validation, verification, verify, visa, vise, votary, vote, vouch for, walk-on, walking gentleman, walking stick, warm assent, warrant, watch, watch out for, watch over, water conservation, weather, welcome, welfare, welfare aid, welfare payments, well afford, well-wisher, wetlands conservation, wildlife conservation, withstand, yield
  

  



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WordNet 2.0
support

Noun
1. the activity of providing for or maintaining by supplying with money or necessities; "his support kept the family together"; "they gave him emotional support during difficult times"
(hypernym) activity
(hyponym) sustenance, sustentation, sustainment, maintenance, upkeep
2. aiding the cause or policy or interests of; "the president no longer had the support of his own party"; "they developed a scheme of mutual support"
(hypernym) aid, assist, assistance, help
(hyponym) attachment, adherence, adhesion
(derivation) defend, fend for
3. something providing immaterial support or assistance to a person or cause or interest; "the policy found little public support"; "his faith was all the support he needed"; "the team enjoyed the support of their fans"
(hypernym) influence
(hyponym) anchor, mainstay, keystone, backbone, linchpin, lynchpin
(derivation) back up
4. a military operation (often involving new supplies of men and materiel) to strengthen a military force or aid in the performance of its mission; "they called for artillery support"
(synonym) reinforcement, reenforcement
(hypernym) operation, military operation
(hyponym) close support
(classification) military, armed forces, armed services, military machine, war machine
5. documentary validation; "his documentation of the results was excellent"; "the strongest support for this this view is the work of Jones"
(synonym) documentation
(hypernym) validation, proof, substantiation
(derivation) corroborate, underpin, bear out
6. the financial means whereby one lives; "each child was expected to pay for their keep"; "he applied to the state for support"; "he could no longer earn his own livelihood"
(synonym) keep, livelihood, living, bread and butter, sustenance
(hypernym) resource
(hyponym) comforts, creature comforts, amenities, conveniences
7. supporting structure that holds up or provides a foundation; "the statue stood on a marble support"
(hypernym) supporting structure
(hyponym) abutment
(derivation) hold, sustain, hold up
8. the act of bearing the weight of or strengthening; "he leaned against the wall for support"
(synonym) supporting
(hypernym) activity
(hyponym) shoring, shoring up, propping up
(derivation) hold, sustain, hold up
9. a subordinate musical part; provides background for more important parts
(synonym) accompaniment, musical accompaniment, backup
(hypernym) part, voice
(hyponym) descant, discant
10. any device that bears the weight of another thing; "there was no place to attach supports for a shelf"
(hypernym) device
(hyponym) andiron, firedog, dog, dog-iron
(derivation) hold, sustain, hold up
11. financial resources provided to make some project possible; "the foundation provided support for the experiment"
(synonym) financial support, funding, backing, financial backing
(hypernym) resource

Verb
1. give moral or psychological support, aid, or courage to; "She supported him during the illness"; "Her children always backed her up"
(synonym) back up
(hyponym) sponsor
2. support materially or financially; "he does not support his natural children"; "The scholarship supported me when I was in college"
(hypernym) give
(hyponym) fund
(derivation) financial support, funding, backing, financial backing
3. be behind; approve of; "He plumped for the Labor Party"; "I backed Kennedy in 1960"
(synonym) back, endorse, indorse, plump for, plunk for
(hypernym) approve, O.K., okay, sanction
(hyponym) guarantee, warrant
(verb-group) second, back, endorse, indorse
4. be the physical support of; carry the weight of; "The beam holds up the roof"; "He supported me with one hand while I balanced on the beam"; "What's holding that mirror?"
(synonym) hold, sustain, hold up
(hyponym) scaffold
(derivation) supporting
5. establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts; "his story confirmed my doubts"; "The evidence supports the defendant"
(synonym) confirm, corroborate, sustain, substantiate, affirm
(hyponym) back, back up
(derivation) documentation
6. adopt as a belief; "I subscribe to your view on abortion"
(synonym) subscribe
(hypernym) agree, hold, concur, concord
(entail) approve, O.K., okay, sanction
7. support with evidence or authority or make more certain or confirm; "The stories and claims were born out by the evidence"
(synonym) corroborate, underpin, bear out
(hypernym) match, fit, correspond, check, jibe, gibe, tally, agree
(derivation) documentation
8. argue or speak in defense of; "She supported the motion to strike"
(synonym) defend, fend for
(hypernym) argue, reason
(hyponym) apologize, apologise, excuse, justify, rationalize, rationalise
9. play a subordinate role to (another performer); "Olivier supported Gielgud beautifully in the second act"
(hypernym) act, play, represent
(derivation) accompaniment, musical accompaniment, backup
(classification) dramaturgy, dramatic art, dramatics, theater, theatre
10. be a regular customer or client of; "We patronize this store"; "Our sponsor kept our art studio going for as long as he could"
(synonym) patronize, patronise, patronage, keep going
(hypernym) foster, nurture
(verb-group) run on, keep going
(derivation) patron, sponsor, supporter
11. put up with something or somebody unpleasant; "I cannot bear his constant criticism"; "The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks"; "he learned to tolerate the heat"; "She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage"
(synonym) digest, endure, stick out, stomach, bear, stand, tolerate, brook, abide, suffer, put up
(hypernym) permit, allow, let, countenance
(hyponym) accept, live with, swallow
(verb-group) suffer

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