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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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replied my Husband in a most nobly contemptuous Manner) and dost thou then imagine that there is no other support for an exalted mind (such as is my Laura's) than the mean and indelicate employment of Eating and Drinking?
But Lidia Ivanovna's help was none the less real; she gave Alexey Alexandrovitch moral support in the consciousness of her love and respect for him, and still more, as it was soothing to her to believe, in that she almost turned him to Christianity--that is, from an indifferent and apathetic believer she turned him into an ardent and steadfast adherent of the new interpretation of Christian doctrine, which had been gaining ground of late in Petersburg.
This magistracy is indeed the great support of the state; for the people are easy, knowing that they are eligible to the first office in it; so that, whether it took place by the intention of the legislator, or whether it happened by chance, this is of great service to their affairs; for it is necessary that every member of the state should endeavour that each part of the government should be preserved, and continue the same.
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.
Adoption support group for adoptive parents wanting to improve contact and communication with their adult children, East Valley.
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.
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 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.