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
• 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"
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.