What does Supporting mean?

Definitions for Supporting

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. support, supporting(adj)

    the act of bearing the weight of or strengthening

    "he leaned against the wall for support"

  2. encouraging, supporting(adj)

    furnishing support and encouragement

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

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

    capable of bearing a structural load

    "a supporting wall"


  1. supporting(Adjective)

    That supports.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Supporting

    of Support

Editors Contribution

  1. supporting

    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

How to pronounce Supporting?

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  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. Yanzi Peng:

    Some may believe [ Cartier ] is just trying to make some' pink dollars,' but I'm inclined to be more positive in thinking that they are supporting gay rights in a way... by raising our visibility through this kind of ads, of course supporting gay rights will also bring these companies economic benefits — it is a win-win scenario.

  2. Michael Bloomberg:

    We're adding people to Committee for Mike every day because more and more leaders see Mike as the best candidate to defeat Donald Trump. In addition to supporting Mike and activating their networks, members are also encouraged to donate to the Democratic party, state parties and progressive groups, because the only way Democrats will win in November is if we have a strong party infrastructure.

  3. John Herrmann:

    Even with the bad weather in March, the data has really strengthened, supporting the view that the Fed will most likely have to hike rates in June.

  4. Stephanie Grisham:

    In just this past year, President Trump has visited several schools, childrens' organizations and hospitals, president Trump has been to 15 states to promote and highlight some of the successful work being done by so many on behalf of children. President Trump has used every opportunity President Trump's had -- whether it be with foreign visits, speaking opportunities, policy briefings and roundtables -- to speak on the importance of supporting our children so they grow up to be happy and healthy adults who will contribute positively to their communities and the world.

  5. Trish Regan:

    It is not okay for anyone to talk about women like these people were talking about them - the very women that they are supposed to be supporting.

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