in support of

idiom

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.

Examples of in support of in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Less than 100 people have reached out in support of the legislation, according to numbers provided by the governor’s office. Romy Ellenbogen, Miami Herald, 4 June 2024 The Big Slick annual fundraiser was started by Rob Riggle, Paul Rudd, and Jason Sudeikis in support of the healthcare nonprofit Children's Mercy Kansas City and is celebrating its 15th year. EW.com, 2 June 2024 Hundreds of protesters gathered at the Thatcher Memorial Fountain in City Park in support of Rafah, a southern city in the Gaza Strip that has seen deadly attacks this week by Israel ravage its tent cities. The Denver Post, 1 June 2024 Businesses that had been growing more vocal in support of humanity’s basic needs for the environment and a diverse, equitable, and inclusive society are quieting down amid legal and stakeholder uncertainty. Eleanor Pringle, Fortune, 30 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for in support of 

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“In support of.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20support%20of. Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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