Associations to the word «Supporter»

Wiktionary

SUPPORTER, noun. A person who gives support to someone or something.
SUPPORTER, noun. A person who supports, promotes, advocates or champions a cause or movement; an adherent.
SUPPORTER, noun. A person who provides moral or physical support to another; an attendant participating in a ceremony or procession.
SUPPORTER, noun. (sports) Someone who is a fan of a certain sports team or sportsperson.
SUPPORTER, noun. Something that supports another thing.
SUPPORTER, noun. Something that supports a structure such as a building or a sculpture.
SUPPORTER, noun. (heraldry) An animal or figure that supports a shield in a coat of arms.
SUPPORTER, noun. A garter worn around the leg to support a sock or stocking.
SUPPORTER, noun. Short for athletic supporter.

Dictionary definition

SUPPORTER, noun. A person who backs a politician or a team etc.; "all their supporters came out for the game"; "they are friends of the library".
SUPPORTER, noun. Someone who supports or champions something.
SUPPORTER, noun. A person who contributes to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose; "my invaluable assistant"; "they hired additional help to finish the work".
SUPPORTER, noun. A band (usually elastic) worn around the leg to hold up a stocking (or around the arm to hold up a sleeve).
SUPPORTER, noun. A support for the genitals worn by men engaging in strenuous exercise.

Wise words

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