Bedeutung von “support” im Essential American English Dictionary

support

verb us /səˈpɔrt/

B1 to help someone, often when they arehe or she is having problems:

My family has always supported me in my career.

B1 to take care of someone by paying for his or her food, clothes, etc.:

He has four children to support.

to agree with an idea, group, or person:

Do you support their views on nuclear weapons?
Do you support the governor’s proposal?

to hold the weight of someone or something:

That ladder doesn’t look strong enough to support you.

to give encouragement or money to someone or something because you want them to succeed:

I think it’s important to support local businesses.

to give encouragement or money to someone or something because you want him, her, or it to succeed:

I think it’s important to support local businesses.

(Definition von “support verb” aus dem Webster's Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)