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Synonyms for support

Synonyms for support

to sustain the weight of

to hold up

to keep from yielding or failing during stress or difficulty

to supply with the necessities of life


to aid the cause of by approving or favoring

to act as a patron to

the act or an instance of helping

an indication of commendation or approval

a means or device that keeps something erect, stable, or secure

Synonyms for support

the activity of providing for or maintaining by supplying with money or necessities

something providing immaterial assistance to a person or cause or interest

a military operation (often involving new supplies of men and materiel) to strengthen a military force or aid in the performance of its mission

documentary validation

the act of bearing the weight of or strengthening

a musical part (vocal or instrumental) that supports or provides background for other musical parts

financial resources provided to make some project possible

adopt as a belief


support with evidence or authority or make more certain or confirm

play a subordinate role to (another performer)

be a regular customer or client of

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WHEREAS, such abuse not only imposes an unfair burden on landlords, but undermines the intent of the Act to help those truly in need of an emotional support animal.
LymeCoaching cofounder Rocha, a Lyme management coach since 2002, notes that the majority of chronic Lyme patients need access to more expertise and emotional support.
But people try to game the system by saying, 'I really need this emotional support dog or pig or horse.
com) is a retired licensing specialist for the Oregon Department of Education who lives in Eugene with her two emotional support dogs.
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That's why this year during Diabetes Week, Diabetes UK is raising awareness of the importance of talking about diabetes and is aiming to raise pounds 200,000 to expand its Careline - a vital service which provides practical information and emotional support to anyone affected by diabetes.
The survey claimed there were also problems with emotional support, physical care and information given to first-time mothers with less than half having all the emotional support they needed in the first 24 hours.
Overall, more than 7 million older persons said they were dissatisfied with the emotional support available to them, more than 2 million reported no source of emotional support and 1.
Simple effect analyses showed significantly greater availability of emotional support from teammates than from coaches (p = .
They also made dinner for Holzer, fixed a shattered door lock and offered financial and emotional support, said Ignacio Diaz, 412th Test Wing executive support division chief.
As a result of Maggie's inspired aspiration to provide an environment in which people could have access to free information, psychological and emotional support, and advice on nutrition, exercise and relaxation therapies, the first Maggie's Centre opened in 1996.
Action Refugies Montreal (ARM) staff visit the detention centre weekly to provide information on legal processes, help detainees contact lawyers and provide emotional support to traumatized people from conflicted regions all over the world.
Women, more than men, suggested that they look to romantic relationships to fulfill a desire for intimacy and emotional support.
It's a place where cutters, as they're known, can provide emotional support to one another, discuss events that trigger self-mutilation, encourage peers to seek medical or mental-health treatment, or offer tips on how best to hurt oneself without getting caught.