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supporter

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noun sup·port·er \sə-ˈpȯr-tər\

Simple Definition of supporter

  • : a person who supports an idea, a politician, a cause, etc.

  • : a fan of a sports team

Full Definition of supporter

  1. :  one that supports or acts as a support: asa :  adherent, partisanb :  one of two figures (as of men or animals) placed one on each side of an escutcheon and exterior to itc :  garter 1d :  athletic supporter

Examples of supporter

  1. a supporter of the Independent party

  2. <President Lyndon B. Johnson was a strong supporter of civil rights.>



Illustration of supporter

15th Century

First Known Use of supporter

15th century


Medical Dictionary

supporter

noun sup·port·er

Medical Definition of supporter

  1. :  a woven or knitted band or elastic device supporting a part; especially :  athletic supporter





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