Antonyms for support


Grammar : Noun, verb
Spell : suh-pawrt, -pohrt
Phonetic Transcription : səˈpɔrt, -ˈpoʊrt


Définition support

Origin :
  • late 14c., "to aid," also "to hold up, prop up," from Old French supporter, from Latin supportare "convey, carry, bring up," from sub "up from under" + portare "to carry" (see port (n.1)). Related: Supported; supporting.
  • noun something that holds up structure
  • noun help, approval
  • noun food, money, possessions for staying alive
  • verb hold up
  • verb take care of, provide for
  • verb defend, advocate belief
  • verb endure
Example sentences :
  • You used to support your family comfortably when you had one.
  • Extract from : « Brave and Bold » by Horatio Alger
  • We must support our rights or lose our character, and with it, perhaps, our liberties.
  • Extract from : « United States Presidents' Inaugural Speeches » by Various
  • As usual, balm was on his lips, and I found encouragement and support.
  • Extract from : « Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, No. 327 » by Various
  • To attempt it finds no support in the principles of our Constitution.
  • Extract from : « United States Presidents' Inaugural Speeches » by Various
  • In support of his deposition he produced his billet de garde, dated the 8th.
  • Extract from : « Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, No. 327 » by Various
  • Both will afford me encouragement and support in the vicissitudes which yet await me.
  • Extract from : « Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, No. 327 » by Various
  • In supporting it, therefore, we support all that is dear to the freeman and the philanthropist.
  • Extract from : « United States Presidents' Inaugural Speeches » by Various
  • But having a wife and three children to support, Saranac was out of the question.
  • Extract from : « The Conquest of Fear » by Basil King
  • For we wish not only to obtain your countenance and support, but also to preserve your respect.
  • Extract from : « Stories from Thucydides » by H. L. Havell
  • That was where the money went—to support his mother and sister.
  • Extract from : « Thoroughbreds » by W. A. Fraser

Synonyms for support

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