back suggests supporting by lending assistance to one failing or falling.
refusing to back the call for sanctions
champion suggests publicly defending one unjustly attacked or too weak to advocate his or her own cause.
championed the rights of children
I completely support your decision to stay.
She no longer supports the war.
The senator says that he supports the proposed legislation.
Which presidential candidate do you support?
The study is supported by the American Medical Association.
The country's citizens were asked to support the war effort.
Her friends supported her by signing her petition.
The charity supports needy families.
Bombers were called in to support the ground troops.
The planet's atmosphere cannot support human life. Noun
The team gets a lot of support from its fans.
I'd like to thank my parents for all of their love and support over the years.
He depended on his wife for emotional support.
He applied for financial support from the state.
the company's friendly support staff
Inspectors found that some of the bridge's supports were weak.
She used my arm as a support and limped to the chair.
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Recent Examples on the Web
There are no credible reports that support the claim.
Chris Mueller, USA TODAY, 2 Dec. 2022 In all these situations the outcome of the A.I. investments played out different than planned, largely due to the unique capabilities of A.I. to learn, successfully or not, or support the decision-making and learning of its users.
Maxime Courtaux, Fortune, 2 Dec. 2022 In addition to on-site screenings for overdose risk, these elements include rapid clinical assessments and access to support services while participants are monitored for compliance by both behavioral health professionals and law enforcement.
Lacey Latch, The Arizona Republic, 2 Dec. 2022 While Apple does not support cryptocurrency on its Wallet, this is far from being the first complaint about App Store policies.
José Adorno, BGR, 2 Dec. 2022 Kate has made the early years a key focus of her work for the past decade, convening and speaking with experts as well as carrying out multiple public and private visits to highlight and support this area.
Victoria Murphy, Town & Country, 2 Dec. 2022 The county is making efforts to encourage and support young people and college students to pursue careers in the medical field, said Newman-White, of the county health board.
Olivia Mitchell, cleveland, 2 Dec. 2022 For more information or to donate and support the museum, visit santaclausmuseum.org.
Emma Quasny, The Indianapolis Star, 2 Dec. 2022 Here are some important tips on prevention and living with it as well as how anyone can support those who have been diagnosed.Essence, 1 Dec. 2022
Abigail and Daniel help two sisters being sued by their mother for parental support; Daniel considers leaving Svensson; Lucy grieves as her deceased mother’s birthday approaches.
Olivia Mccormack, Washington Post, 4 Dec. 2022 Stop by the Avon Senior Center, 36786 Detroit Road, for technology support with Dan White from 10 a.m. to noon Dec. 14 and/or Jan. 11.cleveland, 3 Dec. 2022 Will Smith — who is starring in the film, his first since his Oscars slap controversy — brought wife Jada Pinkett Smith and children Trey, 30, Jaden, 24, and Willow, 22, along for support.
Hedy Phillips, Peoplemag, 1 Dec. 2022 Hanson said many parents are accepting of their kids' identity are looking for support in an unfamiliar situation.
Amy Schwabe, Journal Sentinel, 1 Dec. 2022 And remember, your time will come someday to be the one looking for others’ support, so try to be supportive while you’re being confided in, my water bearers.
Meghan Rose, Glamour, 1 Dec. 2022 Today co-anchor Hoda Kotb shared the update on Thursday's episode of the morning news show, relaying that Roker is grateful for all the support amid his recent blood clot complications.
Jessica Wang, EW.com, 1 Dec. 2022 After 12 years of negotiations and a flight by Zhu to Washington to lobby the Clinton administration for support, China joined the WTO in 2001, cementing its position as a magnet for foreign investment.
Joe Mcdonald, BostonGlobe.com, 30 Nov. 2022 After 12 years of negotiations and a flight by Mr. Zhu to Washington to lobby the Clinton administration for support, China joined the WTO in 2001, cementing its position as a magnet for foreign investment.
Joe Mcdonald, The Christian Science Monitor, 30 Nov. 2022 See More
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Middle English, from Anglo-French supporter, from Late Latin supportare, from Latin, to transport, from sub- + portare to carry — more at fare