Complete Definition of "support"

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English

rank|month|news|prepared|822|support|bit|Indian|produce

Pronunciation
(Received Pronunciation|UK) IPA|/sÉËpÉËt/
(General American|US) IPA|/sÉËpÉɹt/
audio|en-us-support.ogg|Audio (US)
Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ÉË(r)t|-ÉË(r)t

Etymology
From OF. supporter#French|supporter.

Noun
en-noun

  1. Something which supports. Often used attributively, as a complement or supplement to.

#: Donât move that beam! Itâs a support for the whole platform.
#: Donât move that beam! Itâs a support beam.

  1. Financial or other help.

#: The government provides support to the arts in several ways.

  1. Answers to questions and resolution of problems regarding something sold.

#: Sure they sell the product, but do they provide support?

Translations
trans-top|something which supports
Finnish: tuki
trans-mid
Russian: опоÑа (opóra) f
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trans-top|financial or other help
Czech: podpora f
Finnish: tuki
trans-mid
Russian: поддеÑжка (podd'éržka) f
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trans-top|answers and resolution of problems
Czech: podpora f
Finnish: tuki
trans-mid
Russian: поддеÑжка (pod'déržka) f
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Translations to be checked
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ttbc|Arabic: ARchar|تأÙÙد unicode|(taâí:d) m
ttbc|Bulgarian: подкÑепа (podkrepa)
ttbc|Chinese: æ¯æ (zhÄ«chí)
ttbc|Dutch: steun, ondersteuning
ttbc|French: soutien m
ttbc|German: Stütze f (1), Unterstützung f (2,3)
ttbc|Hungarian: támogatás
ttbc|Italian: sostegno m
ttbc|Japanese: æ´å© (ãããã, enjo)
ttbc|Korean: ì§ì§ (jiji)
ttbc|Portuguese: apoio m
ttbc|Maori: tautoko
ttbc|Spanish: apoyo m, respaldo m
ttbc|Swedish: understöd
ttbc|Telugu: à°¤à±à°¡à±à°ªà°¾à°à± (tODpATu)
ttbc|Turkish: destek
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Verb
en-verb

  1. transitive To keep from falling.

#: Donât move that beam! It supports the whole platform.

  1. transitive To help, particularly financially.

#: The government supports the arts in several ways.

  1. transitive To answer questions and resolve problems regarding something sold.

#: Sure they sell the product, but do they support it?

  1. transitive To back a cause, party etc. mentally or with concrete aid.

#: I support France in the World Cup

Translations
trans-top|to keep from falling
Czech: podpírat
Finnish: tukea
trans-mid
Russian: поддеÑживаÑÑ (podd'érživat') impf, поддеÑжаÑÑ (podd'eržát') pf
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trans-top|to help, particularly financially
Czech: podporovat
Finnish: tukea
Maori: tautoko
trans-mid
Russian: поддеÑживаÑÑ (podd'érživat') impf, поддеÑжаÑÑ (podd'eržát') pf

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trans-top|to provide help regarding sthg sold
Czech: podporovat
Finnish: tukea
trans-mid
Russian: поддеÑживаÑÑ (podd'érživat') impf, поддеÑжаÑÑ (podd'eržát') pf
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trans-top|to back
Finnish: kannattaa, tukea
trans-mid
Russian: поддеÑживаÑÑ (podd'érživat') impf, поддеÑжаÑÑ (podd'eržát') pf
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ttbc|Dutch: steunen, ondersteunen
ttbc|French: soutenir (2,4)
ttbc|German: stützen (1), unterstützen (2,3)
ttbc|Hungarian: támogatni, eltartani
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Related terms
moral support
supportable
supported
supportive

Category:1000 English basic words


French

Etymology
From the verb supporter#French|supporter.

Noun
fr-noun|m

  1. #Noun|support
  2. base

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