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supporter

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of supporter

  1. 1 a person who actively supports or favors a cause <President Lyndon B. Johnson was a strong supporter of civil rights> Synonyms advocate, advocator, apostle, backer, booster, champion, expounder, espouser, friend, gospeler (or gospeller), herald, hierophant, high priest, paladin, promoter, proponent, protagonist, exponent, true believer, tub-thumper, white knightRelated Words loyalist, partisan (also partizan), stalwart; adherent, cohort, disciple, follower; interpreter; applauder, cheerleader, encourager, fellow travelerNear Antonyms enemy, foe, rival; belittler, critic, faultfinderAntonyms adversary, antagonist, opponent

  2. 2 someone associated with another to give assistance or moral support <even the President's supporters acknowledge that some of the criticism is justified> Synonyms abettor (also abetter), backer, bedfellow, confederate, fellow traveler, ally, sympathizerRelated Words empathizer, well-wisher; accessory (also accessary), accomplice, coalitionist, collaborationist, collaborator; adjunct, assistant, coadjutor, helper; associate, cohort, colleague, fellow, partner; buddy, chum, companion, comrade, confidant, crony, familiar, friend, intimate, mate, palNear Antonyms belittler, detractor; adversary, enemy, foe, opponent





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