Translation of "support" - English-Spanish dictionary

support

verb uk /səˈpɔːt/ us /səˈpɔrt/

B1 to help someone, often when they are having problems

apoyar
My family has always supported me in my career.

B1 to take care of someone by paying for their food, clothes, etc.

mantener
He has four children to support.

to agree with an idea, group, or person

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

to hold the weight of someone or something

sostener, soportar
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

apoyar
I think it’s important to support local businesses.

B1 UK to like a particular sports team and spend time watching them

ser seguidor, -ora de
Which team do you support?
noun [ no plural ] uk /səˈpɔːt/ us /səˈpɔrt/

B1 help or encouragement given to someone when they are having problems

apoyo
You have / my full support if you decide to apply for the job.

the money someone needs in order to buy food and clothes, and pay for somewhere to live

mantenimiento
He is dependent on his father for support.

agreement with an idea, group, or person

apoyo
There’s a lot of public support for the new law.

(Translation of “support” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

support

verb /səˈpoːt/

to bear the weight of, or hold upright, in place etc

aguantar, sostener
That chair won’t support him / his weight
He limped home, supported by a friend on either side of him.

to give help, or approval to

apoyar, secundar, respaldar
He has always supported our cause
His family supported him in his decision.

to provide evidence for the truth of

corroborar, confirmar
New discoveries have been made that support his theory
The second witness supported the statement of the first one.

to supply with the means of living

mantener
He has a wife and four children to support.
supporter noun

a person who helps or supports (a person, cause, team etc)

defensor, partidario; (deporte) seguidor
a crowd of football supporters.
supporting adjective

(of an actor, rôle etc ) secondary to the leading actor, rôle etc

secundario
He has had many supporting rôles
a supporting cast.
supportive adjective

providing help or encouragement to someone

Comprensivo
He was very supportive when I was going through my divorce.

(Translation of “support” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)