supporting

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verb

present participle of support
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as in maintaining
to pay the living expenses of a young widow supporting a sick mother as well as two small children on a teacher's salary

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as in reinforcing
to provide evidence or information for (as a claim or idea) studies that support the claim that red wine drinkers have a reduced risk of coronary disease and cancer

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as in assisting
to provide (someone) with what is useful or necessary to achieve an end sent reinforcements to support the troops deployed overseas

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“Supporting.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/supporting. Accessed 9 Dec. 2022.

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