Engelsk ordbok



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Engelsk substantiv: 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 spesifikke uttrykkactivity


Mere spesifikke uttrykklogistic 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 spesifikke uttrykkaid, assist, assistance, help


Mere spesifikke uttrykkadherence, adhesion, advocacy, approval, approving, attachment, blessing, endorsement, indorsement, protagonism, reassurance, sponsorship

3. support (om erkjendelse) 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 spesifikke uttrykkinfluence


Mere spesifikke uttrykkanchor, 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.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)reenforcement, reinforcement


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkmilitary operation, operation


Mere spesifikke uttrykkclose support


Overordnet kategoriarmed 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.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)documentation


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkproof, 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.


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


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkresource


Mere spesifikke uttrykkamenities, comforts, conveniences, creature comforts, maintenance, meal ticket, subsistence

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


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe statue stood on a marble support.


Mindre spesifikke uttrykksupporting structure


Mere spesifikke uttrykkabutment, 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.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)supporting


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkactivity


Mere spesifikke uttrykkdangling, hanging, propping up, shoring, shoring up, suspension

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


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


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkpart, voice


Mere spesifikke uttrykkdescant, discant, vamp

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


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


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkdevice


Mere spesifikke uttrykkandiron, 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.


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


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkresource


Engelsk verb: support

1. support (om adferd) 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


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)back up


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


Mere spesifikke uttrykkadvance, 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 spesifikke uttrykkgive


Mere spesifikke uttrykkbring home the bacon, fund, patronise, patronize, provide, see through, sponsor, subsidise, subsidize

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


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


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


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


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkapprove, O.K., okay, sanction


Mere spesifikke uttrykkchampion, defend, guarantee, warrant


Utsagnsord med lignende betydningback, endorse, indorse, second

4. support (om relasjon) 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?.


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


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


Mere spesifikke uttrykkblock, brace, bracket, buoy, buoy up, carry, chock, pole, prop, prop up, scaffold, shore, shore up, truss, underpin

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


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


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


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


Mere spesifikke uttrykkback, back up, demonstrate, document, establish, prove, shew, show, validate, verify, vouch


Uttrykk med motsatt betydning (antonymer)negate, contradict

6. support (om kommunikasjon) adopt as a belief


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningI subscribe to your view on abortion.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)subscribe


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s PP


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkagree, concord, concur, hold


Kan forårsakeapprove, 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.


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


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


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkagree, check, correspond, fit, gibe, jibe, match, tally

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


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe supported the motion to strike.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)defend, fend for


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


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkargue, reason


Mere spesifikke uttrykkapologise, apologize, excuse, justify, rationalise, rationalize, stand up, stick up, uphold

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


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


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkact, play, represent


Overordnet kategoridramatic art, dramatics, dramaturgy, theater, theatre

10. support (om kommunikasjon) 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.


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


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


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkfoster, nurture


Utsagnsord med lignende betydningkeep going, run on

11. support (om erkjendelse) 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.


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


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


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkallow, countenance, let, permit


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


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