Another word for support


bread and butter, keep, livelihood, living, support, sustenance - the financial means whereby one lives

Example:- each child was expected to pay for their keep

support - the activity of providing for or maintaining by supplying with money or necessities

Example:- his support kept the family together

support, supporting - the act of bearing the weight of or strengthening

Example:- he leaned against the wall for support

support - supporting structure that holds up or provides a foundation

Example:- the statue stood on a marble support

support - something providing immaterial assistance to a person or cause or interest

Example:- the policy found little public support

backing, financial backing, financial support, funding, support - financial resources provided to make some project possible

Example:- the foundation provided support for the experiment

documentation, support - documentary validation

Example:- his documentation of the results was excellent

support - any device that bears the weight of another thing

Example:- there was no place to attach supports for a shelf

support - aiding the cause or policy or interests of

Example:- the president no longer has the support of his own party

accompaniment, backup, musical accompaniment, support - a musical part (vocal or instrumental) that supports or provides background for other musical parts

reenforcement, reinforcement, support - a military operation (often involving new supplies of men and materiel) to strengthen a military force or aid in the performance of its mission

Example:- they called for artillery support


bear out, corroborate, support, underpin - support with evidence or authority or make more certain or confirm

Example:- The stories and claims were born out by the evidence

support - support materially or financially

Example:- he does not support his natural children

abide, bear, brook, digest, endure, put up, stand, stick out, stomach, suffer, support, tolerate - put up with something or somebody unpleasant

Example:- I cannot bear his constant criticism

support - play a subordinate role to (another performer)

Example:- Olivier supported Gielgud beautifully in the second act

back up, support - give moral or psychological support, aid, or courage to

Example:- She supported him during the illness

affirm, confirm, corroborate, substantiate, support, sustain - establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts

Example:- his story confirmed my doubts

hold, hold up, support, sustain - be the physical support of; carry the weight of

Example:- The beam holds up the roof

back, endorse, indorse, plump for, plunk for, support - be behind; approve of

Example:- He plumped for the Labor Party

keep going, patronage, patronise, patronize, support - be a regular customer or client of

Example:- We patronize this store

defend, fend for, support - argue or speak in defense of

Example:- She supported the motion to strike

subscribe, support - adopt as a belief

Example:- I subscribe to your view on abortion

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Source : WordNet