Synonyms for supported

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But the arm that through her son had struck her heart, caught and supported her.

Sher Afzul claimed to be made Mehtar, Umra supported his claims.

My brother should have supported them, but all his money went on the race course, gambling.

The Buffs, supported by the 35th Sikhs, were to take the village.

Lady Delacour was senseless, supported in the surgeon's arms.

It was Nelson's mind which supported his feeble body through these exertions.

It has a foundation in reason, so far as it is supported by experience.

Dick helped him out of the bed and then supported him with his arm under his shoulder.

Supported by a small subscription of the—ha—Collegiate body.

These arches are supported by one or more shafts, which are sometimes carved.

WORD ORIGIN

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.

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