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synonyms for support

  • backing
  • abutment
  • agency
  • back
  • base
  • bed
  • bedding
  • block
  • brace
  • buttress
  • collar
  • column
  • cornerstone
  • device
  • flotation
  • foothold
  • footing
  • foundation
  • fulcrum
  • groundwork
  • guide
  • hold
  • lining
  • means
  • medium
  • pillar
  • platform
  • pole
  • post
  • prop
  • rampart
  • reinforcement
  • rest
  • rib
  • rod
  • shore
  • stake
  • stanchion
  • stave
  • stay
  • stiffener
  • stilt
  • substratum
  • substructure
  • sustentation
  • timber
  • underpinning
See also synonyms for: supported / supporting / supports / unsupported
  • aid
  • assistance
  • backing
  • encouragement
  • loyalty
  • protection
  • relief
  • assist
  • blessing
  • championship
  • comfort
  • friendship
  • furtherance
  • hand
  • lift
  • patronage
  • succor
  • sustenance
  • moral support
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antonyms for support

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  • disapproval
  • discouragement
  • frustration
  • opposition
  • stop
  • hindrance
  • hurt
  • injury
  • ill will
  • stoppage
  • block
  • disapproval
  • discouragement
  • frustration
  • opposition
  • stop
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To support is to hold up or add strength to, literally or figuratively: The columns support the roof. To maintain is to support so as to preserve intact: to maintain an attitude of defiance. To sustain, a rather elevated word, suggests completeness and adequacy in supporting: The court sustained his claim. Uphold applies especially to supporting or backing another, as in a statement, opinion, or belief: to uphold the rights of a minority.

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How to use support in a sentence

A few of the 3DS variation that were, until recently, supported by Nintendo.
THE END OF THE 3DS MARKS AN INFLECTION POINT FOR PORTABLE GAMINGKYLE ORLANDSEPTEMBER 17, 2020ARS TECHNICA
In the playoffs, calls have been more likely to get the “support” ruling than “stands,” indicating slightly more confident review decisions.
DON’T BLAME THE REFS FOR ALL OF THESE REPLAY REVIEWSJARED DUBINSEPTEMBER 17, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
It may, Cloudflare has a blog post that shares how you can check your site support.
GOOGLEBOT TO SOON CRAWL OVER HTTP/2BARRY SCHWARTZSEPTEMBER 17, 2020SEARCH ENGINE LAND
That’s 4 percentage points higher than the 68 percent who supported Hillary Clinton in 2016.
MORE AND MORE AMERICANS AREN’T RELIGIOUS. WHY ARE DEMOCRATS IGNORING THESE VOTERS?DANIEL COXSEPTEMBER 17, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
As Andrew Keatts has reported, Mayor Kevin Faulconer and the Housing Commission advocated for state and federal officials to support hotel purchases to house homeless people after the city converted the Convention Center into a shelter.
MORNING REPORT: THE DREADED PURPLE TIERVOICE OF SAN DIEGOSEPTEMBER 16, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
We can design our lives to support good habits by seizing the moment.
HOW A VACATION—OR A PANDEMIC—CAN HELP YOU ADOPT BETTER HABITS NOWMATTHEWHEIMERSEPTEMBER 12, 2020FORTUNE
That needs two-thirds support too and could complicate Measure C’s next steps.
POLITICS REPORT: FORGED FOOTNOTE 15SCOTT LEWIS AND ANDREW KEATTSSEPTEMBER 12, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
His enemies persistently insinuated that he was really returning to Spain to support the clericals actively.
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Several able speakers had made long addresses in support of the bill when one Mr. Morrisett, from Monroe, took the floor.
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Martini was on his mission to Vienna; but another valet was put into the chariot to support the Duke.
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WORDS RELATED TO SUPPORT

  • advocate
  • back
  • condone
  • egg on
  • encourage
  • endorse
  • goad
  • incite
  • instigate
  • prod
  • promote
  • provoke
  • sanction
  • spur
  • support
  • urge
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