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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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The lawyer, who represented 20 of the Hillsborough families at the inquests into the 96 deaths, spoke in Sheffield as students graduated with SFJ Awards Level 5 Diplomas in early intervention and family support and Level 6 Diplomas in early intervention and family support supervision.
Clr Erin Hill, Cabinet Member for Family Support and Child Protection, said: "Support for children, young people and families is a council priority and we are totally committed to making sure all of our services remain available to those who need them the most, no matter what age.
Objective: The main aim of the research was to find the factors determining the QOL and family support of elderly people.
At the hospice we know our family support teams do incredible work helping people of all ages to recover.
In this research our first aim was to answer the questions of whether or not gender role has a significant impact on male flight attendants' work adjustment and whether or not family support significantly influences male flight attendants' work attitude, adjustment, and career planning.
Family Support Workers--Department of Social Services employees based at county elementary and middle schools--provide immediate support to teachers, principals, and counselors.
It was found that one of the important factors that also contributed to differences in the frequency of family support in study area is the number of adult children the older persons have.
Accordingly; family support, peer support and special support affect frightening, open aggression, mocking, relational aggression and property aggression (Figure 1.
FAMILY support team is staging a number of events aimed at ensuring children have the best start in life.
Children's Minister Frances Fitzgerald yesterday joined Barnardos and the Family Support Agency to launch Parenting Positively.
THRILLED: Rachael Phillips, Keir Edmonds and Patrick Barrett from MCS and Primrose Hospice chief executive Alvin Robinson and nurse manager Libby Mytton WARWICKSHIRE construction firm MCS has finished work on a pounds 750,000 project to build its first family support centre.
Developed by the Vale of Glamorgan Council, the Family Support Strategy details how support to parents, carers, children and young people will be provided until 2013.
In addition to beliefs about adoption satisfaction, the study investigated the children's beliefs about adoption, spirituality, family support and attributions for their adoptive mothers' behaviours.
FAMILY support workers work with families who are experiencing problems, visiting them regularly to offer practical help and emotional support.
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