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Princeton's WordNet

  1. support, supportingadjective

    the act of bearing the weight of or strengthening

    "he leaned against the wall for support"

    Synonyms:
    support, backup, reinforcement, backing, funding, financial support, keep, accompaniment, reenforcement, bread and butter, musical accompaniment, sustenance, living, financial backing, documentation, livelihood

    Antonyms:
    unsupportive, nonbearing

  2. encouraging, supportingadjective

    furnishing support and encouragement

    "the anxious child needs supporting and accepting treatment from the teacher"

    Synonyms:
    load-bearing(a), supporting(a), encouraging

    Antonyms:
    nonbearing, unsupportive

  3. load-bearing(a), supporting(a)adjective

    capable of bearing a structural load

    "a supporting wall"

    Antonyms:
    unsupportive, nonbearing

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How to use supporting in a sentence?

  1. Sister Barbara:

    There is nothing wrong with the word 'feminism.' Anyone that's for women -- which I am, as a woman, as the mother of a little girl, and as someone who's worked with women all over the world, what's wrong with supporting women? There's nothing wrong with that. I would say I'm a feminist, and a proud one.

  2. Lizzie Litzow:

    That is a completely misleading statement about the detailed contracting work FEMA does during times of disasters, in fact, FEMA awarded more than $ 3.9 billion dollars in contracts supporting response and recovery efforts for the 2017 hurricane season, with the agency canceling just three contracts. Those three companies did not meet their contract requirements when they were unable to meet the required delivery dates.

  3. Brigadier General Ahmed Asseri:

    We from the beginning said we are supporting the loyal part of the army - the loyal tribes, the loyal popular groups to protect the legitimacy of the government to protect themselves. All of these options are on the table and we use it to give those loyals the capabilities to be able to portect themselves and civilians, if some such thing happens( a special forces operation), we can not talk about it in the media.

  4. Grant Kernaghan:

    We've got empirical data supporting the fact that investors are currently rewarding companies that are going out and doing big deals.

  5. Mitch McConnell:

    People who win make policy and others go into something else, we’re going to be supporting people who can win.

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