What does Supporting mean?

Definitions for Supporting
Sup·port·ing

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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"

  2. encouraging, supportingadjective

    furnishing support and encouragement

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

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

    capable of bearing a structural load

    "a supporting wall"

Wiktionary

  1. supportingadjective

    That supports.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Supporting

    of Support

Editors Contribution

  1. supportingverb

    Verb form of the word support.

    The supporting documents are clear and were efficiently provided.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 20, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Supporting' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4684

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Supporting' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3574

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Supporting' in Adjectives Frequency: #997

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Supporting in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Supporting in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Supporting in a Sentence

  1. Michel Doukeris:

    At Anheuser-Busch, we are committed to supporting the safe and strong recovery of our nation and being able to be together again at the places and with the people we have missed so much. This commitment includes encouraging Americans to get vaccinated, and we are excited to buy Americans 21 + a round of beer when we reach the White House goal.

  2. Singer Justin Timberlake:

    I have always wanted to work on a soundtrack after getting to explore acting in film and having done a ton of music over the years, at some point wanting to combine those was always something that I wanted to do, this became like an embarrassment of riches because you're actually in the movie as well you're playing you know one of the supporting role to the lead in the movie and getting to do all the music. It's like - sign me up!

  3. Bernie Sanders:

    I oppose, at this point, a unilateral American no-fly zone in Syria which could get us more deeply involved in that horrible civil war and lead to a never-ending U.S. entanglement in that region, we do not want to make a very complex situation in Syria even worse. I support President Obama's effort to combat the Islamic State in Syria while at the same time supporting those in Syria trying to overthrow the brutal dictatorship of Bashar Assad.

  4. Bernadette Meehan:

    President Obama indicated our strong support for a peaceful dialogue between the parties within Venezuela, he reiterated that our interest is not in threatening Venezuela, but in supporting democracy, stability and prosperity in Venezuela and the region.

  5. Alexander Kudryavtsev:

    It was a fun atmosphere to play today. Even if not everyone was supporting me.

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