Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “support group”

See all translations

support group

noun [C] uk   us  
a group of people who have had similar experiences, especially difficult ones, and who provide help to each other: After their baby died, they joined a local support group.
Translations of “support group”
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指經歷過相同苦難的人組成的)互助協會…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指经历过相同苦难的人组成的)互助协会…
(Definition of support group from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of support group?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “support group” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

thug

a man who acts violently, especially to commit a crime

Word of the Day

The way we move (Verbs for walking and running)

by Kate Woodford,
March 25, 2015
​​​ This week we’re looking at interesting ways to describe the way that people move. Most of the verbs that we’ll be considering describe how fast or slow people move. Others describe the attitude or state of mind of the person walking or running. Some describe both. Starting with verbs for walking slowly,

Read More 

crossfit noun

March 23, 2015
high-intensity strength training Two women in strappy dresses discussed how much weight they could snatch

Read More