Examples of supporter in a Sentence
a supporter of the Independent party
President Lyndon B. Johnson was a strong supporter of civil rights.
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Police fought running battles with opposition supporters in both regions for most of the day, preventing voters from getting to some stations in slum areas including Mathare and Kibera in the capital.
An army of Hillary supporters is still fighting the last war over her legacy, as the tide turns against a Bloombergian centrism that, fairly or not, has come to define the Clinton brand.
The German Folklore Museum—founded with many Jewish supporters in 1889—agreed to give some of its Judaica collection to the Jerusalem institution in exchange for the tapestry.
Magazine director Ranya O'Connor said Coyne has been a big supporter of the monthly magazine for several years.
Yet supporters of the revolution say that ignores real 20th-century traumas, such as the rise of Hitler in Germany.
Doing so, supporters said, would improve walkability in the area and enhance synergy between the sites.
When Glendale and Hoover line up, there will be plenty of supporters out.
Helen DeVos was a prominent supporter of the Grand Rapids Symphony and was a board member and officer from 1971 to 1990, when she was appointed as an honorary member.
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First Known Use of supporter
Synonymsadvocate, 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 knight
Antonymsadversary, antagonist, opponent
Related Wordsloyalist, partisan (also partizan), stalwart; adherent, cohort, disciple, follower; interpreter; applauder, cheerleader, encourager, fellow traveler
Near Antonymsenemy, foe, rival; belittler, critic, faultfinder
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