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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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