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support (n):
documentary validation
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his documentation of the results was excellent.
the strongest support for this view is the work of Jones

Related Words: documentation
support (n):
a military operation (often involving new supplies of men and materiel) to strengthen a military force or aid in the performance of its mission
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they called for artillery support
Related Words: reenforcementreinforcement
support (n):
the act of bearing the weight of or strengthening
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he leaned against the wall for support
Related Words: ing
support (n):
aiding the cause or policy or interests of
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the president no longer has the support of his own party.
they developed a scheme of mutual support
support (n):
the activity of providing for or maintaining by supplying with money or necessities
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his support kept the family together.
they gave him emotional support during difficult times
support (n):
any device that bears the weight of another thing
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there was no place to attach supports for a shelf
support (n):
supporting structure that holds up or provides a foundation
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the statue stood on a marble support
support (n):
something providing immaterial assistance to a person or cause or interest
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the policy found little public support.
his faith was all the support he needed.
the team enjoyed the support of their fans
support (n):
a musical part (vocal or instrumental) that supports or provides background for other musical parts
Related Words: accompaniment
support (n):
the financial means whereby one lives
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each child was expected to pay for their keep.
he applied to the state for support.
he could no longer earn his own livelihood

Related Words: keepsustenance
support (n):
financial resources provided to make some project possible
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the foundation provided support for the experiment
Related Words: backingfunding
support (v):
establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts
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his story confirmed my doubts.
The evidence supports the defendant

Related Words: affirmconfirmcorroboratesubstantiatesustain
support (v):
put up with something or somebody unpleasant
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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

Related Words: abidebearenduresuffertolerate
support (v):
adopt as a belief
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I subscribe to your view on abortion
Related Words: subscribe
support (v):
argue or speak in defense of
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She supported the motion to strike
Related Words: defend
support (v):
be a regular customer or client of
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We patronize this store.
Our sponsor kept our art studio going for as long as he could

Related Words: patronagepatronisepatronize
support (v):
be the physical support of; carry the weight of
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The beam holds up the roof.
He supported me with one hand while I balanced on the beam.
What's holding that mirror?

Related Words: hold
support (v):
play a subordinate role to (another performer)
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Olivier supported Gielgud beautifully in the second act
support (v):
support materially or financially
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he does not support his natural children.
The scholarship supported me when I was in college
support (v):
be behind; approve of
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He plumped for the Labor Party.
I backed Kennedy in 1960

Related Words: backendorseindorse
support (v):
give moral or psychological support, aid, or courage to
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She supported him during the illness.
Her children always backed her up

Related Words: back up
support (v):
support with evidence or authority or make more certain or confirm
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The stories and claims were born out by the evidence
Related Words: corroborate
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Many hands make light work

Bir elin nesi var, iki elin sesi var
Many people sharing a job or tasks make easier work of it.


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