support group


support group

noun

: a group of people who have similar experiences and concerns and who meet in order to provide emotional help, advice, and encouragement for one another

Full Definition of SUPPORT GROUP

:  a group of people with common experiences and concerns who provide emotional and moral support for one another

Examples of SUPPORT GROUP

  1. He joined an alcoholics' support group.

First Known Use of SUPPORT GROUP

1969

support group

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SUPPORT GROUP

: a group of people with common experiences and concerns who provide emotional and moral support for one another

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