support [suh-pawrt, -pohrt] Show IPA
|Part of Speech:||verb|
|Definition:||defend, advocate belief|
|Synonyms:||abet, advance, agree with, aid, approve, assist, back, bear out, bolster, boost, boost morale, carry, champion, cheer, comfort, countenance, endorse, establish, forward, foster, get behind, go along with, go to bat for, help, hold, justify, keep up, maintain, plead for, promote, pull for, put forward, rally round, second, side with, stand behind, stand up for, stay, stick by, stick up for, substantiate, sustain, take one's side, take the part of, throw in one's lot with, throw in with, uphold, verify|
|Antonyms:||contradict, disapprove, oppose|
|Category:||2. LINEAR DIMENSIONS|
be supported; lie on, sit on, recline on, lean on, loll on, rest on, stand on, step on, repose on, abut on, bear on, be based on; have at one's back; bestride, bestraddle., support, bear, carry, hold, sustain, shoulder; hold up, back up, bolster up, shore up; uphold, upbear; prop; under prop, under pin, under set; riprap; bandage., give support, furnish support, afford support, supply support, lend support, give foundations, furnish foundations, afford foundations, supply foundations, lend foundations; bottom, found, base, ground, imbed, embed., maintain, keep on foot; aid.
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