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plural of support

supports

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verb

present tense third-person singular of support
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as in maintains
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 reinforces
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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“Supports.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/supports. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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