Associations to the word «Support»


SUPPORT, noun. Something which supports. Often used attributively, as a complement or supplement to.
SUPPORT, noun. Financial or other help.
SUPPORT, noun. Answers to questions and resolution of problems regarding something sold.
SUPPORT, noun. (mathematics) in relation to a function, the set of points where the function is not zero, or the closure of that set.
SUPPORT, noun. (fuzzy set theory) A set whose elements are at least partially included in a given fuzzy set (i.e., whose grade of membership in that fuzzy set is strictly greater than zero).
SUPPORT, noun. Evidence.
SUPPORT, verb. ​(transitive) To keep from falling.
SUPPORT, verb. (transitive) To answer questions and resolve problems regarding something sold.
SUPPORT, verb. ​(transitive) To back a cause, party, etc., mentally or with concrete aid.
SUPPORT, verb. (transitive) To help, particularly financially.
SUPPORT, verb. To verify; to make good; to substantiate; to establish; to sustain.
SUPPORT, verb. (transitive) To serve, as in a customer-oriented mindset; to give support to.
SUPPORT, verb. (transitive) To be designed (said of machinery, electronics, or computers, or their parts, accessories, peripherals, or programming) to function compatibly with or provide the capacity for.
SUPPORT, verb. (transitive) To be accountable for, or involved with, but not responsible for.
SUPPORT, verb. (archaic) To endure without being overcome; bear; undergo; to tolerate.
SUPPORT, verb. To assume and carry successfully, as the part of an actor; to represent or act; to sustain.
SUPPORT ACT, noun. An entertainer or musician, or group thereof, that performs before the main event.
SUPPORT ACTS, noun. Plural of support act
SUPPORT DOG, noun. Alternative term for service dog
SUPPORT FORCE, noun. A force that completely balances the weight of an object at rest.
SUPPORT GROUP, noun. A group of nonprofessional people who support each other over a problem which all members share.
SUPPORT GROUPS, noun. Plural of support group
SUPPORT LEVEL, noun. In technical analysis, a price level where the price tends to find support as it is going down, so it is more likely to "bounce" off this level rather than break through it. However, once the price has passed this level, by an amount exceeding some noise, it is likely to continue dropping until it finds another support level.
SUPPORT LEVELS, noun. Plural of support level
SUPPORT TICKET SYSTEM, noun. (computing) Synonym of issue tracking system.
SUPPORT TICKET SYSTEMS, noun. Plural of support ticket system

Dictionary definition

SUPPORT, noun. The activity of providing for or maintaining by supplying with money or necessities; "his support kept the family together"; "they gave him emotional support during difficult times".
SUPPORT, noun. Aiding the cause or policy or interests of; "the president no longer has the support of his own party"; "they developed a scheme of mutual support".
SUPPORT, noun. Something providing immaterial assistance to a person or cause or interest; "the policy found little public support"; "his faith was all the support he needed"; "the team enjoyed the support of their fans".
SUPPORT, noun. A military operation (often involving new supplies of men and materiel) to strengthen a military force or aid in the performance of its mission; "they called for artillery support".
SUPPORT, noun. Documentary validation; "his documentation of the results was excellent"; "the strongest support for this view is the work of Jones".
SUPPORT, noun. The financial means whereby one lives; "each child was expected to pay for their keep"; "he applied to the state for support"; "he could no longer earn his own livelihood".
SUPPORT, noun. Supporting structure that holds up or provides a foundation; "the statue stood on a marble support".
SUPPORT, noun. The act of bearing the weight of or strengthening; "he leaned against the wall for support".
SUPPORT, noun. A musical part (vocal or instrumental) that supports or provides background for other musical parts.
SUPPORT, noun. Any device that bears the weight of another thing; "there was no place to attach supports for a shelf".
SUPPORT, noun. Financial resources provided to make some project possible; "the foundation provided support for the experiment".
SUPPORT, verb. Give moral or psychological support, aid, or courage to; "She supported him during the illness"; "Her children always backed her up".
SUPPORT, verb. Support materially or financially; "he does not support his natural children"; "The scholarship supported me when I was in college".
SUPPORT, verb. Be behind; approve of; "He plumped for the Labor Party"; "I backed Kennedy in 1960".
SUPPORT, verb. Be the physical support of; carry the weight of; "The beam holds up the roof"; "He supported me with one hand while I balanced on the beam"; "What's holding that mirror?".
SUPPORT, verb. Establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts; "his story confirmed my doubts"; "The evidence supports the defendant".
SUPPORT, verb. Adopt as a belief; "I subscribe to your view on abortion".
SUPPORT, verb. Support with evidence or authority or make more certain or confirm; "The stories and claims were born out by the evidence".
SUPPORT, verb. Argue or speak in defense of; "She supported the motion to strike".
SUPPORT, verb. Play a subordinate role to (another performer); "Olivier supported Gielgud beautifully in the second act".
SUPPORT, verb. Be a regular customer or client of; "We patronize this store"; "Our sponsor kept our art studio going for as long as he could".
SUPPORT, verb. Put up with something or somebody unpleasant; "I cannot bear his constant criticism"; "The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks"; "he learned to tolerate the heat"; "She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage".

Wise words

He that hath knowledge spareth his words.
Francis Bacon