Noun Definition


1.Definition: a military operation (often involving new supplies of men and materiel) to strengthen a military force or aid in the performance of its mission

"They called for artillery support"

Related Noun(s):reenforcement, reinforcement

Category: General

2.Definition: a musical part (vocal or instrumental) that supports or provides background for other musical parts

Related Noun(s):accompaniment, backup

Category: General

3.Definition: aiding the cause or policy or interests of

"The president no longer has the support of his own party", "They developed a scheme of mutual support"

Category: General

4.Definition: any device that bears the weight of another thing

"There was no place to attach supports for a shelf"

Category: Objects

5.Definition: documentary validation

"His documentation of the results was excellent", "The strongest support for this view is the work of Jones"

Related Noun(s):documentation

Category: General

6.Definition: financial resources provided to make some project possible

"The foundation provided support for the experiment"

Category: General

7.Definition: something providing immaterial assistance to a person or cause or interest

"The policy found little public support", "His faith was all the support he needed", "The team enjoyed the support of their fans"

Category: General

8.Definition: supporting structure that holds up or provides a foundation

"The statue stood on a marble support"

Category: Objects

9.Definition: the act of bearing the weight of or strengthening

"He leaned against the wall for support"

Category: General

10.Definition: the activity of providing for or maintaining by supplying with money or necessities

"His support kept the family together", "They gave him emotional support during difficult times"

Category: General

11.Definition: the financial means whereby one lives

"Each child was expected to pay for their keep", "He applied to the state for support", "He could no longer earn his own livelihood"

Related Noun(s):keep, livelihood, sustenance

Category: General