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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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Second, an individual is not likely to offer spiritual support to a fellow church member until they have developed a relatively close relationship with them.
Providing spiritual support involves supporting the patient's sense of connection to a higher power that actively supports, protects, guides, teaches, helps, and heals.
Banning sweetgrass in provincial correctional facilities also presents a significant restriction on an Aboriginal inmate's freedom to practice his or her religion, at a time when they may be most in need of spiritual support, guidance and healing.
They include medical and spiritual support personnel, civilians who served in close support of the military and those who aided the war effort on the home front.
The HIV/AIDS pastoral plan is to work directly with individuals suffering from this scourge, through personal or family visits, to offer them moral and spiritual support," Sister Solis said.
Sixty chaplains provide spiritual support and critical incident stress management interventions.
Adolescence also is a period of time in which young people, at times, not finding the emotional and spiritual support from home or institutionalized religion, seek new avenues to serve as foundations for their belief systems.
I gave her instructions and provided spiritual support for her.
But quiet music, quiet meditation and mutual spiritual support.
Benedict and a resident priest who lives on-site and provides spiritual support to residents and conducts daily Mass.
The groups benefiting were Faith In Action, which provides nonmedical services to enable the frail, elderly or disabled to remain at home; the Washington Regional Chaplain Education Program, which provides emotional and spiritual support for patients, families and hospital staff; and Washington Regional Hospice, which serves terminally ill patients and their families.
The IBBY is very glad to have the empress's spiritual support and requested her presence at the occasion,'' the princess said.
He said: "I gave her instructions and spiritual support.
In the past these churches have also helped to mobilize blacks to fight against injustice and have offered spiritual support, especially in times of crisis.
The sisters also handle administrative paperwork and reports, vehicle maintenance, gardening, craft projects, and-with Father Joseph Hendricks--provide spiritual support to the community.