support

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/səˈpɔːrt/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/səˈpɔrt/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(sə pôrt, -pōrt)


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support

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
v
  1. support your family
  2. working to support a family
  3. support [the students, their workers, your friends]
  4. support the [government, revolution, war, troops]
  5. support [a team, the Cowboys, Arsenal]
  6. [which team, who] do you support?
  7. support the [development, creation] of
  8. support the cause
  9. support us by [donating, giving, making]
  10. support them [financially, economically]
  11. support you in your decision
  12. support and [help, train, encourage, advise]
  13. support the [proposal, request]
  14. (seems to) support the [opinion, theory]
  15. supported by [many, few]
  16. supported by a network of [experts, friends]
  17. supported in part by the [company, government]
  18. supported [with, by] [funding, taxes]
  19. the [building, house] is supported by the [foundation, pillars]
  20. supported himself by [holding, grabbing]
  21. [leaned on, grabbed, used] the table to support himself
  22. too [weak, feeble, thin] to support her weight
  23. (couldn't) support the weight of
  24. supported the leading [actor, actress]
n
  1. contact [customer, technical, IT] support
  2. [receive] [political, financial] support
  3. [receive, give, offer] [political] support
  4. [child, marital, disability, income] support
  5. [get, claim, receive] [child] support
  6. eligible [for, to receive] [child] support
  7. need [moral, emotional] support
  8. request [air, tank, military] support
  9. [staunch, weak, declining, strong, unwavering, increasing] support (for)
  10. a [shower, bathtub, bookshelf, table, chassis] support
  11. wearing a surgical support
  12. [give, lend, offer, provide] your support (to)
  13. show your support for the [poor, exploited]
  14. can we count on your support?
  15. count on our support for the [elections, plan, negotiations]
  16. there was strong support for the [idea, proposal, suggestion]
  17. the idea [attracted, gained, obtained] support
  18. support from all [ages, classes, areas, members]
n as adj
  1. a support [worker, center, line, program]
  2. support [activities, efforts, initiatives]
  3. [customer, technical, IT] support [team, helpline]
  4. a surgical support specialist
  5. (surgical) support stockings
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