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Engelsk navneord: support

1. support (om handling) the activity of providing for or maintaining by supplying with money or necessities


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHis support kept the family together.
They gave him emotional support during difficult times.


Mindre specifikke termeractivity


Mere specifikke termerlogistic assistance, logistic support, maintenance, sustainment, sustenance, sustentation, upkeep

2. support (om handling) aiding the cause or policy or interests of


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe president no longer has the support of his own party.
They developed a scheme of mutual support.


Mindre specifikke termeraid, assist, assistance, help


Mere specifikke termeradherence, adhesion, advocacy, approval, approving, attachment, blessing, endorsement, indorsement, protagonism, reassurance, sponsorship

3. support (om erkendelse) something providing immaterial assistance to a person or cause or interest


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe policy found little public support.
His faith was all the support he needed.
The team enjoyed the support of their fans.


Mindre specifikke termerinfluence


Mere specifikke termeranchor, backbone, keystone, lifeline, linchpin, lynchpin, mainstay

4. support (om handling) a military operation (often involving new supplies of men and materiel) to strengthen a military force or aid in the performance of its mission


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThey called for artillery support.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)reenforcement, reinforcement


Mindre specifikke termermilitary operation, operation


Mere specifikke termerclose support


Overordnet emneområdearmed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine

5. support (om handling) documentary validation


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHis documentation of the results was excellent.
The strongest support for this view is the work of Jones.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)documentation


Mindre specifikke termerproof, substantiation, validation

6. support (om forhold) the financial means whereby one lives


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningEach child was expected to pay for their keep.
He applied to the state for support.
He could no longer earn his own livelihood.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)bread and butter, keep, livelihood, living, sustenance


Mindre specifikke termerresource


Mere specifikke termeramenities, comforts, conveniences, creature comforts, maintenance, meal ticket, subsistence

7. support (om genstand) supporting structure that holds up or provides a foundation


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe statue stood on a marble support.


Mindre specifikke termersupporting structure


Mere specifikke termerabutment, architrave, base, basement, buttress, buttressing, foot, footstall, foundation, fundament, groundwork, pedestal, plinth, prop, substructure, understructure

8. support (om handling) the act of bearing the weight of or strengthening


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe leaned against the wall for support.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)supporting


Mindre specifikke termeractivity


Mere specifikke termerdangling, hanging, propping up, shoring, shoring up, suspension

9. support (om kommunikation) a musical part (vocal or instrumental) that supports or provides background for other musical parts


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)accompaniment, backup, musical accompaniment


Mindre specifikke termerpart, voice


Mere specifikke termerdescant, discant, vamp

10. support (om genstand) any device that bears the weight of another thing


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThere was no place to attach supports for a shelf.


Mindre specifikke termerdevice


Mere specifikke termerandiron, arch support, back, backboard, backrest, baluster, bar, base, bearing, bearing wall, bedpost, bookend, brace, bracket, bridge, dog, dog-iron, firedog, foot, football tee, foothold, footing, gunstock, handrest, hanger, harness, harp, headstock, leg, pedestal, perch, pier, pier, pillow block, rack, radius, rest, rib, rocker, seat, shelf, spoke, stair, stand, stand, step, stirrup, stirrup iron, stock, structural member, tailstock, tee, undercarriage, wall bracket, wheel spoke, yoke

11. support (om forhold) financial resources provided to make some project possible


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe foundation provided support for the experiment.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)backing, financial backing, financial support, funding


Mindre specifikke termerresource


Engelsk udsagnsord: support

1. support (om adfærd) give moral or psychological support, aid, or courage to


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe supported him during the illness.
Her children always backed her up.


Eksempler på anvendelseSam cannot support Sue


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)back up


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something


Mere specifikke termeradvance, aid, assist, back, boost, buy at, encourage, endorse, frequent, further, help, indorse, patronise, patronize, promote, second, shop, shop at, sponsor, sponsor, undergird

2. support (om forhold) support materially or financially


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe does not support his natural children.
The scholarship supported me when I was in college.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Mindre specifikke termergive


Mere specifikke termerbring home the bacon, fund, patronise, patronize, provide, see through, sponsor, subsidise, subsidize

3. support (om adfærd) be behind; approve of


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe plumped for the Labor Party.
I backed Kennedy in 1960.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)back, endorse, indorse, plump for, plunk for


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Mindre specifikke termerapprove, O.K., okay, sanction


Mere specifikke termerchampion, defend, guarantee, warrant


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningback, endorse, indorse, second

4. support (om relation) be the physical support of; carry the weight of


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe beam holds up the roof.
He supported me with one hand while I balanced on the beam.
What's holding that mirror?.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)hold, hold up, sustain


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something


Mere specifikke termerblock, brace, bracket, buoy, buoy up, carry, chock, pole, prop, prop up, scaffold, shore, shore up, truss, underpin

5. support (om erkendelse) establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHis story confirmed my doubts.
The evidence supports the defendant.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)affirm, confirm, corroborate, substantiate, sustain


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE


Mere specifikke termerback, back up, demonstrate, document, establish, prove, shew, show, validate, verify, vouch


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)negate, contradict

6. support (om kommunikation) adopt as a belief


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningI subscribe to your view on abortion.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)subscribe


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s PP


Mindre specifikke termeragree, concord, concur, hold


Kan forårsageapprove, O.K., okay, sanction

7. support (om tilstand) support with evidence or authority or make more certain or confirm


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe stories and claims were born out by the evidence.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)bear out, corroborate, underpin


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Mindre specifikke termeragree, check, correspond, fit, gibe, jibe, match, tally

8. support (om kommunikation) argue or speak in defense of


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe supported the motion to strike.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)defend, fend for


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerargue, reason


Mere specifikke termerapologise, apologize, excuse, justify, rationalise, rationalize, stand up, stick up, uphold

9. support (om tilvejebringelse) play a subordinate role to (another performer)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningOlivier supported Gielgud beautifully in the second act.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody


Mindre specifikke termeract, play, represent


Overordnet emneområdedramatic art, dramatics, dramaturgy, theater, theatre

10. support (om kommunikation) be a regular customer or client of


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWe patronize this store.
Our sponsor kept our art studio going for as long as he could.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)keep going, patronage, patronise, patronize


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Mindre specifikke termerfoster, nurture


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningkeep going, run on

11. support (om erkendelse) put up with something or somebody unpleasant


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningI cannot bear his constant criticism.
The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks.
He learned to tolerate the heat.
She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)abide, bear, brook, digest, endure, put up, stand, stick out, stomach, suffer, tolerate


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Mindre specifikke termerallow, countenance, let, permit


Mere specifikke termeraccept, bear up, hold still for, live with, pay, sit out, stand for, swallow, take a joke, take lying down


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningsuffer









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