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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

References in classic literature ?
Some years ago, the State met me in behalf of the Church, and commanded me to pay a certain sum toward the support of a clergyman whose preaching my father attended, but never I myself.
Under a divorce or separation agreement, payments are considered alimony if they are made in cash to an ex-spouse not living in the same household as the payor and not designated as either child support or a property settlement.
kinds of support) such as coaching and sponsorship, but relationships that provide career development support may be formed with individuals at all levels of the organization.
Increased emphasis on child support enforcement has been viewed as a means of decreasing poverty rates for single-parent families and thereby lessening the negative effects of single-parenthood (Wolk, 1999).
This self healing support can independently identify and correct systems problems by automatically performing diagnostics to their existing software configuration and applications, enabling them to have better support, higher availability and productivity.
The instructor also meets with students and partner-site technical support staff during the scheduled visits to each partner-site.
Shanti, is a free, full Spanish-language weekend workshop of support and education, including important information about nutrition, exercise, medical treatments, alternative therapies and local resources, Nov.
The federal government in 1988 further expanded its reach over child support with the passage of the Family Support Act, which, among other things, required states to use certain mathematical formulas (of the state's own choice) in deciding child support awards, largely eliminating judicial discretion.
The agencies selected for this first attempt had demonstrated competence in providing a range of vocational services but, because of the lack of resources, did not have the capacity to provide the intensive and extensive levels of support that are the hallmark and promise of supported employment.
Support Professional is an integrated package made up of four "Support Platforms," including Support Briefing, Technical Response, Support Automation and Infrastructure Development.
NEW YORK & TEL AVIV, Israel -- NextNine, the leading global provider of innovative support automation solutions today announced that Openwave (Nasdaq:OPWV), the leading independent provider of software solutions for the communications and media industries, will integrate NextNine's Service Automation platform into its existing support infrastructure.
The purpose of supported employment is to facilitate job placement in competitive employment settings via support provided both on and off site (as needed) by staff referred to as employment specialists, job coaches, or training specialists.
The concept of social support as a powerful mediating force to assist people to cope with environmental stressors has attracted much attention in the mental health literature over the past several decades (Caplan 1974; Pearson 1990).
the leading independent maintenance and support provider for Siebel, PeopleSoft, and JD Edwards (NASDAQ: ORCL) software, today announced two new executive appointments.
It is the CRT who continues to visit the job site at least twice each month and who assists the employer and worker in continuing to build upon the on-site supervision and co-worker support network initiated during training.