Definition of support :
A compilation of statutes or decisions analytically arranged. The term is applied in a general sense to the Pandects of Justinian ( see Pandect), but is also specially given by authors to compilations of laws on particular topics; a summary of laws; as, Comyn's Digest; the United States Digest.
give birth, dungeon, allow, clog up, confine, nourish, actualize, indorse, brave out, ache, bridge over, condescend, digest, instigate, offer, hurt, bide, jump, conduct, subsidy, shop at, reward, rib, patronize, stake, frequent, keep back, last, entertain, concur, take, give, nurture, dependence, pole, fill-in, actualise, protrude, donjon, accompaniment, stand-in, acquit, back down, survive, run on, keep going, game, live, patron, book, life, pay, have got, column, reenforcement, punt, upkeep, foul, musical accompaniment, rod, keep, clog, put up, lining, sanction, funding, contain, hold water, escort, leap out, wear, have a bun in the oven, guide, jump out, alimony, strengthener, backup, shore, obtain, rear, take over, reinforcement, behave, supporting, mount, reliever, incarnate, contribute, take hold, swan, erect, avow, throw, stand out, second, keep up, nutriment, care, oblige, incite, software documentation, endure, championship, concomitant, complement, bear, expect, detain, hold back, sponsor, financial support, realize, project, nominate, embolden, provision, concord, halt, choke off, buy at, birth, advocate, tide over, can, obligate, backer, make, gestate, reserve, tolerate, subscribe to, deliver, yield, check, put forward, stand, comport, supporter, backup man, victuals, stay, plunk for, computer backup, stave, restrain, retain, jut out, harbour, bet on, bolster up, go for, tin, countenance, meet, hold in, co-occurrence, turn out, jut, livelihood, delay, suffer, fend for, sustentation, gage, realise, represent, permit, reassert, moderate, view as, house, carry, lose, deport, arrest, stick up, concentrate, timber, persist, brook, stilt, hold, hold up, nourishment, abide, financing, hold out, financial backing, congest, patronage, set up, shop, reinforcer, back up, collar, payment, bear out, place upright, deem, stick out, have, allowance, fight down, nurse, condense, live on, animation, prevail, assume, domiciliate, sustainment, choke, apply, agree, take for, substitute, brave, swear, champion, post, alimentation, bind, reinforcing stimulus, accommodate, promote, embody, aliveness, living, plump for, bread and butter, subscribe, fight, run, curb, subsistence, provide, raise, die hard, fight back, aliment, maintenance, body forth, pillar, stand up, get, back off, stomach, sign, patronise, withstand, adjudge, weather, rampart, go, defy, remain firm, prolong, nutrition
assist (part of speech: verb)
strengthen (part of speech: verb)
defend (part of speech: verb)
cover, respond, police, answer, counter, rebut, bar, guard, counterattack, protect, return, fend, save, retort, avert, reply, defend, resist, argue, shield, shelter, safeguard, ward, oppose, barricade, backfire, buffer, secure
defense (part of speech: noun)
aid (part of speech: verb)
service, comfort, ministration, relieve, motivation, assist, attendant, endow, facilitation, tend, agency, aid, encouragement, endowment, serve, help, sustenance, sustain, benefit, foster, abet, fund, attend, assistance, relief, mothering, minister, mother, facilitate, encourage, motivate
support (part of speech: verb)
approving (part of speech: verb)
in defense of, condoning, in favor of
order (part of speech: verb)
harmonize, marshal, order, array, plot, compose, form, sort, organize, program, adjust, separate, type, settle, unify, systematize, classify, stabilize, cast, collate, chart, sift, class, shape, integrate, group, control, plan, orchestrate, scheme, structure, place, design, regulate, schematize, score, arrange, fix, screen, set, schedule, balance, methodize, pigeonhole, grade, unsnarl, right, rank, subordinate, stratify, frame, devise, prepare, normalize, rate, categorize, mediate, rationalize
evidence (part of speech: noun)
connotation, establishment, documentation, exemplification, deposition, proof, declaration, fact, evidence, information, specimen, data, testimony, observation, attestation, indication, corroboration, validation, manifestation, counter-evidence, confirmation, authentication, quotation, statement, illustration, substantiation, demonstration, certification, determination
evince (part of speech: verb)
establish, witness, indicate, exemplify, prove, demonstrate, adduce, exhibit, depose, authenticate, illustrate, confirm, determine, betoken, observe, substantiate, vouch, connote, manifest, evince, document
affirm (part of speech: verb)
certify, ratify, attest, adjure, pledge, accept, claim, pronounce, set down, contend, promise, submit, endorse, corroborate, proclaim, approve, declare, express, warrant, state, acknowledge, avouch, admit, maintain, propound, validate, assure, affirm, verify, testify, aver, profess, assert
- She must be a comfort to me- if I am to have no other- and only know me as her support. - "The Love Letters of Mary Wollstonecraft to Gilbert Imlay", Mary Wollstonecraft Roger Ingpen.
- And now you support yourself?" - "The Woman Who Did", Grant Allen.
- Your suggestion that there were two persons in the murdered man's room is interesting, but you have no evidence to support it. - "The Shrieking Pit", Arthur J. Rees.