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Russian translation of “support”

support

verb [T]     /səˈpɔːt/
AGREE B2 to agree with an idea, group, or person
поддерживать, соглашаться
Do you support their views on nuclear weapons?Backing, supporting and defendingDefending and protectingAllowing and permitting
PROVE to help to show that something is true
подтверждать
There's no evidence to support his story.Reasons and explanations
HOLD B2 to hold the weight of someone or something
выдерживать
Is this ladder strong enough to support me?Physical supports and supportingArches, columns and beams
PAY B1 to look after someone by paying for their food, clothes, etc
содержать, обеспечивать
She has three children to support.Backing, supporting and defendingDefending and protectingHelping and co-operatingPaying and spending money
SPORT mainly UK B1 to like a particular sports team and want them to win
болеть (за команду)
Who do you support?Audiences and spectators
(Definition of support verb from the Cambridge English-Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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