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Sometimes when people who look like us are not showing up in ways that we think are supportive and nurturing, it’s because they are exhausted themselves … And so what I would remind my younger self is that you never know who’s watching.

From Ozy

My spouse is an actively engaged parent and supportive partner.

And, we have a very, very supportive community that we love and appreciate so much.

From Eater

Now, the post is flooded with supportive messages, photos of other health care workers getting their shot, and praise for the good example set, burying the anti-vaxx comments and attacks.

“We believe that practical skills training, a supportive global community and career development programs can give everyone, regardless of their education or employment history, the ability to write their stories through technology,” said Quiñones.

Yes, some people have been inconvenienced by traffic delays or annoyed by supportive athletes.

But the scene outside Woodhull Hospital wasn't entirely supportive.

“He is ‘an independent socialist,’” said one organizer supportive of Warren.

Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO), a leading voice on police demilitarization, was supportive of the White House announcement.

Many historians have leveled criticism at the Code, arguing that it was too conservative and supportive of the bourgeois.

This may in part be due to the nature of the insulating and supportive apparatus.

The police and courts should have well-established and mutually supportive relationships with the schools.

The supportive appliance is kept in position for ten days or two weeks.

It is tough on criminals and supportive of police, and it has been languishing in these hallowed halls for years now.

Some may be conducting fibrils, but it is hard to distinguish these from supportive.


On this page you'll find 32 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to supportive, such as: abetting, accessory, adjuvant, ancillary, appurtenant, and assistant.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.