Meaning of “support” - Learner’s Dictionary


verb [ T ] us uk /səˈpɔːt/

B2 to agree with an idea, group, or person:

Do you support their views on nuclear weapons?

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to help to show that something is true:

There's no evidence to support his story.

B2 to hold the weight of someone or something:

Is this ladder strong enough to support me?

B1 to look after someone by paying for their food, clothes, etc:

She has three children to support.
SPORT mainly UK

B1 to like a particular sports team and want them to win:

Who do you support?

(Definition of “support verb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)