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support

verb [T]  /səˈpɔrt, -ˈpoʊrt/ us  

support verb [T] (ENCOURAGE)

to give encouragement and approval to someone or something because you want the person or thing to succeed: The president strongly supported Egypt’s role in the negotiations.

support verb [T] (HELP)

to help someone or something in an emotional or practical way: My family always supported me in whatever I wanted to do. Many companies support public television very generously.

support verb [T] (PROVIDE)

to provide someone with money or physical things that are needed: She has to work at two jobs to support her family.

support verb [T] (PROVE)

to show or seem to prove something to be true: New research supports the theory.

support verb [T] (STOP FROM FALLING)

to hold something firmly or bear its weight, esp. from below, to stop it from falling: The pole is supported by wires.

support

noun  /səˈpɔrt, -ˈpoʊrt/ us  

support noun (HELP)

[U] emotional or practical help: I got a lot of support from my friends and colleagues.

support noun (PROVIDING MONEY)

[U] money or physical things that are provided to someone who needs them: The government promised financial support to the areas affected by the flooding.

support noun (PROOF)

[U] information or facts that prove something to be true; proof: He produced charts and graphs in support of his argument.

support noun (ENCOURAGEMENT)

[U] approval and encouragement given to someone or something: The senator voiced his support for making health care available to all.

support noun (HOLDING THINGS UP)

[C/U] something that holds something firmly or bears its weight, to stop it from falling: [C] The floor is held up by wooden supports. [U] You may have to use crutches for support while your ankle heals.
(Definition of support from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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