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I think that it'd be nice for other Asians to support other Asian artists and help each other instead of pull each other down.
Justin Chon

Meaning of "support" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD SUPPORT

From Old French supporter, from Latin supportāre to bring, from sub- up + portāre to carry.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF SUPPORT

support  [səˈpɔːt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SUPPORT

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Support is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb support in English.

WHAT DOES SUPPORT MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Support

Support may refer to: ▪ Support, architectural components that include arches, beams, columns, balconies, and stretchers ▪ Lateral support ▪ Life support, in medicine ▪ Technical support, help for computer hardware, software, or electronic goods ▪ Advocacy, in politics...

Definition of support in the English dictionary

The first definition of support in the dictionary is to carry the weight of. Other definition of support is to bear or withstand. Support is also to provide the necessities of life for.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO SUPPORT

PRESENT

Present
I support
you support
he/she/it supports
we support
you support
they support
Present continuous
I am supporting
you are supporting
he/she/it is supporting
we are supporting
you are supporting
they are supporting
Present perfect
I have supported
you have supported
he/she/it has supported
we have supported
you have supported
they have supported
Present perfect continuous
I have been supporting
you have been supporting
he/she/it has been supporting
we have been supporting
you have been supporting
they have been supporting
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I supported
you supported
he/she/it supported
we supported
you supported
they supported
Past continuous
I was supporting
you were supporting
he/she/it was supporting
we were supporting
you were supporting
they were supporting
Past perfect
I had supported
you had supported
he/she/it had supported
we had supported
you had supported
they had supported
Past perfect continuous
I had been supporting
you had been supporting
he/she/it had been supporting
we had been supporting
you had been supporting
they had been supporting
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will support
you will support
he/she/it will support
we will support
you will support
they will support
Future continuous
I will be supporting
you will be supporting
he/she/it will be supporting
we will be supporting
you will be supporting
they will be supporting
Future perfect
I will have supported
you will have supported
he/she/it will have supported
we will have supported
you will have supported
they will have supported
Future perfect continuous
I will have been supporting
you will have been supporting
he/she/it will have been supporting
we will have been supporting
you will have been supporting
they will have been supporting
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would support
you would support
he/she/it would support
we would support
you would support
they would support
Conditional continuous
I would be supporting
you would be supporting
he/she/it would be supporting
we would be supporting
you would be supporting
they would be supporting
Conditional perfect
I would have support
you would have support
he/she/it would have support
we would have support
you would have support
they would have support
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been supporting
you would have been supporting
he/she/it would have been supporting
we would have been supporting
you would have been supporting
they would have been supporting
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you support
we let´s support
you support
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to support
Past participle
supported
Present Participle
supporting
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SUPPORT


airport
ˈɛəˌpɔːt
aport
əˈpɔːt
apport
əˈpɔːt
Bridgeport
ˈbrɪdʒˌpɔːt
comport
kəmˈpɔːt
davenport
ˈdævənˌpɔːt
deport
dɪˈpɔːt
export
ˈɛkspɔːt
import
ɪmˈpɔːt
Newport
ˈnjuːˌpɔːt
nonsupport
ˈnɒnsəˈpɔːt
passport
ˈpɑːspɔːt
port
pɔːt
Porte
pɔːt
purport
pɜːˈpɔːt
reimport
ˌriːɪmˈpɔːt
report
rɪˈpɔːt
sport
spɔːt
transport
trænsˈpɔːt
under-report
ˌʌndərɪˈpɔːt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SUPPORT

supplyment
support act
support area
support band
support buying
support group
support hose
support mechanism
support price
support stockings
supportability
supportable
supportableness
supportably
supportance
supporter
supporting
supporting actor
supporting actress
supporting film

WORDS THAT END LIKE SUPPORT

air support
annual report
athletic support
background report
carport
en rapport
family support
income support
life support
life-support
means of transport
moral support
price support
public transport
rapport
Shreveport
technical support
the support
USB port
victim support

Synonyms and antonyms of support in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «SUPPORT»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «support» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of support

Translation of «support» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SUPPORT

Find out the translation of support to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of support from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «support» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

支持
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

apoyo
570 millions of speakers

English

support
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

समर्थन
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

دَعْم
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

поддержка
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

apoio
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সমর্থন
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

soutien
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Sokongan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Unterstützung
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

支え
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

지원
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

nyokong
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

sự ủng hộ
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஆதரவு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

समर्थन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

destek
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

supporto
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

poparcie
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

підтримка
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

susținere
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

υποστήριξη
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

ondersteuning
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

stöd
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

støtte
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of support

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SUPPORT»

The term «support» is very widely used and occupies the 411 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SUPPORT» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «support» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «support» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about support

EXAMPLES

10 QUOTES WITH «SUPPORT»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word support.
1
Elliott Abrams
President Bush was disgusted by the Assad regime's oppression of the Syrian people as well as its support for terrorism, interference in Lebanon, and encouragement of jihadist attacks on Americans in Iraq.
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John R. Allen
We don't see that the Taliban ultimately can succeed, and it's a combination both of what the international community can do to support Afghanistan, not just in the short term, but over the long term.
3
Eugenie Anderson
We support President Truman's civil rights program.
4
Alice Barrett
When I left the show, the fans were so amazing in terms of the outpouring of support and continued support all that time whatever ways they could be in touch with me.
5
Charles Bass
State and local government, with financial support from the federal government, should offer a program to educate and train foster children for employment and provide them with financial assistance, as needed, until they reach age 21.
6
Benazir Bhutto
Democracy needs support, and the best support for democracy comes from other democracies.
7
Kenneth Blackwell
I am running for Governor of the great state of Ohio and welcome your support.
8
Kit Bond
Similarly, today, we do not know what will happen as we wage the War on Terror. We do know that we can count on the strong support from our closest ally and friend in the world in winning this war to secure our freedoms and the freedoms for all peoples throughout the world.
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Beth Broderick
I like having my autonomy; I like going into the vegetable aisle with little fanfare. Very few go into that star category, in that uber above-the-title category. The rest of us, day in and day out, we're there to support what they do.
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Justin Chon
I think that it'd be nice for other Asians to support other Asian artists and help each other instead of pull each other down.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SUPPORT»

Discover the use of support in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to support and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Decision Support Systems: Concepts and Resources for Managers
This is a reader for the student wishing to break through the barrier between textbook Japanese and the world of Japanese as it is actually written.
Daniel J. Power, 2002
2
An Introduction to Support Vector Machines and Other ...
This is the first comprehensive introduction to Support Vector Machines (SVMs), a new generation learning system based on recent advances in statistical learning theory.
Nello Cristianini, John Shawe-Taylor, 2000
3
Handbook on Decision Support Systems 1: Basic Themes
The aim of this book is to survey the decision support system (DSS) field covering both developed territory and emergent frontiers.
Frada Burstein, Clyde Holsapple, 2008
4
DECISION SUPPORT SYSTEMS
Further, it discusses the significance of business reengineering, the role of client-server technology, Internet and Intranet, and analyzes the concepts of Database Management Systems (DBMS), model management and various GUIs.Designed as a ...
V. S. JANAKIRAMAN, K. SARUKESI, 2008
5
Support Vector Machines for Pattern Classification
The book presents architectures for multiclass classification and function approximation problems, as well as evaluation criteria for classifiers and regressors.
Shigeo Abe, 2010
6
A Guide to Computer User Support for Help Desk and Support ...
Clear, balanced coverage in this edition highlights the latest trends and developments, from Web and e-mail-based support to assistance with Windows 7 and cloud computing.
Fred Beisse, 2012
7
Active Support: Enabling and Empowering People with ...
The definitive text on Active Support, this book will be essential reading for anyone professionally concerned with the quality of life of people with intellectual disabilities, including psychologists, behaviour specialists, social workers ...
Jim Mansell, Julie Beadle-Brown, 2012
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Advances in Kernel Methods: Support Vector Learning
A young girl hears the story of her great-great-great-great- grandfather and his brother who came to the United States to make a better life for themselves helping to build the transcontinental railroad.
Bernhard Schölkopf, Christopher J. C. Burges, Alexander J. Smola, 1999
9
Decision Support Basics
This book is targeted to busy managers and MBA students who need to grasp the basics of computerized decision support.
Daniel J. Power, 2009
10
Advanced Paediatric Life Support: The Practical Approach
This international bestselling book on acute paediatric care is the coursebook for the Advanced Life Support Group’s Advanced Paediatric Life Support (APLS).
Advanced Life Support Group, 2011

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SUPPORT»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term support is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Netflix to Support Charter Acquisition of Time Warner Cable
Netflix Inc. will support Charter Communications Inc.'s $55 billion acquisition of Time Warner Cable Inc. in exchange for free access to Charter's customers, ... «Bloomberg, Jul 15»
2
Cloud provider Rackspace signs on to support Microsoft Azure cloud
Rackspace, a company that offers its own public cloud, will now support Microsoft's public cloud as well. While the companies do compete for cloud computing ... «Fortune, Jul 15»
3
NATO Defence Ministers confirm enduring support for Afghanistan
NATO Defence Ministers confirmed enduring support for Afghanistan in a ministerial meeting of Resolute Support nations on Thursday (25 June 2015). Meeting ... «NATO HQ, Jun 15»
4
Who Just Paid Microsoft Millions of Dollars for Continued Windows …
Windows XP has long been an OS Microsoft begrudgingly kept alive far longer than it could have ever imagined. Initially released in 2001, official support for ... «BGR, Jun 15»
5
Patrick Stewart defends UK bakery's decision to refuse 'support gay …
“I would support their right to say, 'No, this is personally offensive to my beliefs, I [will] not do it.' But I feel bad for them that it cost them [500] quid ($736).” ... «Fox News, Jun 15»
6
Facebook Confirms It Will Officially Support GIFs
Facebook this afternoon confirmed that it will now support animated GIFs in the Facebook News Feed. Not everyone will see the added functionality immediately ... «TechCrunch, May 15»
7
Chris Brown fights with ex-girlfriend Nia Guzman after halting child …
Chris Brown reportedly is battling his baby mama over child support payments. The Grammy winner recently stopped the $2,500 checks he's been paying Nia ... «New York Daily News, May 15»
8
Rio Ferdinand "overwhelmed" by support after death of wife …
The ex-England captain said Rebecca Ellison's battle with cancer was "the most difficult period" for his family. He also paid tribute to her as "an incredibly brave ... «Mirror.co.uk, May 15»
9
Fitch Downgrades Support Ratings and Support Rating Floors for …
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has downgraded the Support Ratings (SRs) to '2' from '1' and revised the Support Rating Floors (SRFs) to ... «Business Wire, May 15»
10
Idaho Approves Child Support Bill, Removing Treaty Roadblock
The United States spent years helping to negotiate a treaty that would make it easier to track parents living abroad who had not paid child support. All states will ... «New York Times, May 15»

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