support[ suh-pawrt, -pohrt ]SEE DEFINITION OF support
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You used to support your family comfortably when you had one.
We must support our rights or lose our character, and with it, perhaps, our liberties.
As usual, balm was on his lips, and I found encouragement and support.
To attempt it finds no support in the principles of our Constitution.
In support of his deposition he produced his billet de garde, dated the 8th.
Both will afford me encouragement and support in the vicissitudes which yet await me.
In supporting it, therefore, we support all that is dear to the freeman and the philanthropist.
But having a wife and three children to support, Saranac was out of the question.
For we wish not only to obtain your countenance and support, but also to preserve your respect.
That was where the money went—to support his mother and sister.
late 14c., "to aid," also "to hold up, prop up," from Old French supporter, from Latin supportare "convey, carry, bring up," from sub "up from under" + portare "to carry" (see port (n.1)). Related: Supported; supporting.