Quotes containing word "support"

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Sell also: abide, accompaniment, affirm, back, backing, backup, bear, brook, confirm, corroborate, defend, digest, documentation, endorse, endure, funding, hold, keep, livelihood, living, patronage, patronize, reinforcement, stand, stomach, subscribe, substantiate, suffer, supporting, sustain, sustenance, tolerate, underpin

Definitions and meanings of word "support"

• Noun: the activity of providing for or maintaining by supplying with money or necessities; examples: "his support kept the family together", "they gave him emotional support during difficult times"

• Noun: aiding the cause or policy or interests of; examples: "the president no longer had the support of his own party", "they developed a scheme of mutual support"

• Noun: something providing immaterial assistance to a person or cause or interest; examples: "the policy found little public support", "his faith was all the support he needed", "the team enjoyed the support of their fans"

• Noun: a military operation (often involving new supplies of men and materiel) to strengthen a military force or aid in the performance of its mission; example: "they called for artillery support"

• Noun: documentary validation; examples: "his documentation of the results was excellent", "the strongest support for this view is the work of Jones"

• Noun: the financial means whereby one lives; examples: "each child was expected to pay for their keep", "he applied to the state for support", "he could no longer earn his own livelihood"

• Noun: supporting structure that holds up or provides a foundation; example: "the statue stood on a marble support"

• Noun: the act of bearing the weight of or strengthening; example: "he leaned against the wall for support"

• Noun: a subordinate musical part; provides background for more important parts

• Noun: any device that bears the weight of another thing; example: "there was no place to attach supports for a shelf"

• Noun: financial resources provided to make some project possible; example: "the foundation provided support for the experiment"

• Verb: give moral or psychological support, aid, or courage to; examples: "She supported him during the illness", "Her children always backed her up"

• Verb: support materially or financially; examples: "he does not support his natural children", "The scholarship supported me when I was in college"

• Verb: be behind; approve of; examples: "He plumped for the Labor Party", "I backed Kennedy in 1960"

• Verb: be the physical support of; carry the weight of; examples: "The beam holds up the roof", "He supported me with one hand while I balanced on the beam", "What's holding that mirror?"

• Verb: establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts; examples: "his story confirmed my doubts", "The evidence supports the defendant"

• Verb: adopt as a belief; example: "I subscribe to your view on abortion"

• Verb: support with evidence or authority or make more certain or confirm; example: "The stories and claims were born out by the evidence"

• Verb: argue or speak in defense of; example: "She supported the motion to strike"

• Verb: play a subordinate role to (another performer); example: "Olivier supported Gielgud beautifully in the second act"

• Verb: be a regular customer or client of; examples: "We patronize this store", "Our sponsor kept our art studio going for as long as he could"

• Verb: put up with something or somebody unpleasant; examples: "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"

Featured authors with quotes containing word "support"

Richard Trumka
3 quotes about support
American Leader, Activist
Born Sunday 24 July 1949
Ann Macbeth
4 quotes about support
English Author
1875 - 1948
Kit Bond
3 quotes about support
American Politician
Born Monday 6 March 1939
Timothy Geithner
2 quotes about support
American Economist, Public Servant
Born Friday 18 August 1961
Grover Cleveland
2 quotes about support
American President
Saturday 18 March 1837 - Wednesday 24 June 1908
Stephen Harper
4 quotes about support
Canadian Leader, Politician
Born Thursday 30 April 1959
Vincent Gallo
2 quotes about support
American Actor, Musician, Director
Born Tuesday 11 April 1961
Ron Paul
2 quotes about support
American Author, Politician
Born Tuesday 20 August 1935
Alice Barrett
2 quotes about support
American Actress
Born Wednesday 19 December 1956
Fatos Nano
3 quotes about support
Albanian Statesman, Leader
Born Tuesday 16 September 1952
Teri Garr
2 quotes about support
American Actress, Dancer
Born Monday 11 December 1944
Terrell Owens
2 quotes about support
American Athlete
Born Friday 7 December 1973

Take a stand against intolerance and for our American values. Say it with pride: I support democracy in America. I support working people in America. I support opportunity in America. And I support Barack Obama for another four years as president of the United States of America!

Richard Trumka

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I like to make music, I like rap music. Even if I'm white, I support that music. If I want to support it or any other white kid wants to support it more power to them.

Kid Rock

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We do not support the man. We do not support the individual. We support the idea of independent revolution in the Western Hemisphere, free from American intervention.

Lee Harvey Oswald

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The lesson should be constantly enforced that though the people support the Government, Government should not support the people.

Grover Cleveland

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I don't see politics as one or two people just making or delivering announcements - it's also about winning public support and the public enthusiasm. You've got to win public support.

Gordon Brown

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Though the people support the government; the government should not support the people.

Grover Cleveland

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There are a growing number of conservatives and Republicans who, while they support the president and support the war in Iraq, wonder how many of these nation-building wars we're going to engage in and what the parameters of that are.

Lamar Alexander

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You can keep it to yourself, but you could also call a support team like the team at MS LifeLines. They are there to support the MS community and give good advice.

Teri Garr

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Know that each acre of fallow ought to support yearly two sheep at the least, then a hundred acres of fallow can support two hundred sheep, two hundred acres, four hundred sheep and so on.

Robert Grosseteste

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I have never met anyone who did not support our troops. Sometimes, however, we hear accusations that someone or some group does not support the men and women serving in our Armed Forces. But this is pure demagoguery, and it is intellectually dishonest.

Ron Paul

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I'm very confident that not only will the other candidates who ran for this office support me but all of their supporters will as well. So yes, I'm very confident that I will get their support.

Tom Barrett

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While I support immigration regulated through a legal framework, I do not support rewarding those who broke the law to get here.

Kit Bond

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The way forward is by building political support for republican and democratic objectives across Ireland and by winning support for these goals internationally.

Gerry Adams

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I rise today in support of Bill C-38, the Civil Marriage Act. I rise in support of a Canada in which liberties are safeguarded, rights are protected and the people of this land are treated as equals under the law.

Paul Martin

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Of course, it's hard to support full-time programmers, so we do get funds from a set of companies that are interested in the health of the Mozilla project and so are willing to support the people working for the Foundation as well.

Mitchell Baker

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There is a large body of abolitionists in Clinton and Clark Counties in this state, and in Wayne County Indiana, that would undoubtedly support such a store, but whether their support would be sufficient, I am unable to say.

Gamaliel Bailey

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I want to point out to adults that there is a world of good material available to you now in comic form - in this medium - and learn to give it your support because the more you support it, the better the material will be as it comes out.

Will Eisner

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If I gain support, the support doesn't seem to mean anything. It's not like anyone really cares about me.

Vincent Gallo

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And then you might decide that the country can just spend maybe years or decades to regain that credit, or maybe give that county the support, the financial support that the market is not willing not do.

Rodrigo Rato

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Our old site did not have very good support for the disabled, but our new site should soon have much better support. With all of our content in divs now, we can hide all but the relevant chunks of content and navigation with a simple alternate CSS file.

Mike Davidson

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