in support of

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of in support of

1 : in a way that shows approval of (something) : in favor of (something)
  • A majority voted in support of the bill.
2 : in order to support (something)
  • He presented evidence in support of his hypothesis.
  • The band is on a promotional tour in support of their latest album.

Word by Word Definitions

support play
  1. : to endure bravely or quietly : bear

  2. : to promote the interests or cause of

  3. : to uphold or defend as valid or right : advocate

  1. : the act or process of supporting : the condition of being supported

  2. : assistance provided by a company to users of its products

  3. : one that supports


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