support [suh-pawrt, -pohrt] Show IPA
|Part of Speech:||verb|
|Definition:||take care of, provide for|
|Synonyms:||angel*, attend to, back, bankroll, be a source of strength, bring up, buoy up, care for, chaperon, cherish, earn one's keep, encourage, feed, finance, fortify, foster, fund, give a leg up, guard, keep, keep an eye on, look after, maintain, make a living, nourish, nurse, pay expenses of, pay for, pick up the check, prop, put up money for, raise, set up, sponsor, stake, stiffen, strengthen, stroke, subsidize, succor, sustain, underwrite, uphold|
|Antonyms:||let go, neglect, refuse, reject|
|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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