Meaning of “support” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun us uk /səˈpɔːt/
Extra Examples
He's trying to mobilize support for the strike.He deserves every ounce of support that we can give him.He pledged his support to Mandela.Her plans have won the support of many local people.He failed to win the support of the masses.

B2 agreement with an idea, group, or person:

Is there much public support for the death penalty?
in support of sb/sth

agreeing with someone or something:

The minister spoke in support of military action.
HELP [ U ]

B1 help or encouragement:

She needs all the love and support we can give her.

an object that can hold the weight of something

→ See also child support , income support , moral support

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