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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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