support system

noun

Definition of support system

  1. :  a network of people who provide an individual with practical or emotional support

Examples of support system in a Sentence

  1. students who have good support systems at home

1980

First Known Use of support system

1980


SUPPORT SYSTEM Defined for English Language Learners

support system

noun

Definition of support system for English Language Learners

  • : a group of people who give someone help, money, encouragement, etc.


Medical Dictionary

support system

noun

Medical Definition of support system

  1. :  a network of people who provide an individual with practical or emotional support


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