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Translation of "support" - English-Spanish dictionary

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.
(Definition of support from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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