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  • adj.backed personally
  • adj.supported physically

synonyms for supported

  • backed
  • promoted
  • sustained
  • firm
  • held up
  • braced
  • bolstered
  • floated
  • lifted up
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How to use supported in a sentence

After all, the divine portion, the head, can be supported very well without their help.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
Her left knee was supported on pillows, and the bed-clothes were raised away from it, for it could tolerate no weight whatever.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
The body was resting upon a plank supported by four stakes and covered with skins.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
This cross between a wheelbarrow and a sedan-chair was supported and trundled along the street by four bearers.
OUR LITTLE KOREAN COUSINH. LEE M. PIKE
He supported me consistently, permitting no one but himself to interfere with anything I thought it right to do.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
Being weak from the effects of her fall, Susy accepted the offer willingly, and was supported on the other side by a policeman.
THE GARRET AND THE GARDENR.M. BALLANTYNE
The cushions supported her arm as she lay sideways—listening, and keeping perfectly still.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
On the ground near the flattened tire lay a new one, just taken out of the brackets that had supported it.
MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
In the plain near Punavia is a large fort supported by several towers, built upon the neighbouring hills.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
The figure supported a lamp, the light of which was subdued by a barrel-shaped shade of Chinese workmanship.
DOPESAX ROHMER
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SUPPORTED

  • OK'd
  • accepted
  • affirmed
  • allowed
  • authorized
  • backed
  • certain
  • chosen
  • endorsed
  • made official
  • passed
  • permitted
  • proven
  • ratified
  • recognized
  • sanctioned
  • supported
  • validated
  • vouched for
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