What does supporting mean?

Definitions for supporting
sup·port·ing

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word supporting.

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"

Wiktionary

  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?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say supporting in sign language?

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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. Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei:

    Whether the (nuclear) deal is approved or disapproved, we will never stop supporting our friends in the region and the people of Palestine, Yemen, Syria, Iraq, Bahrain and Lebanon. Even after this deal our policy toward the arrogant U.S. will not change.

  2. United Airlines:

    This was a tragic accident that should never have occurred, as pets should never be placed in the overhead bin. We assume full responsibility for this tragedy and express our deepest condolences to the family and are committed to supporting them, we are thoroughly investigating what occurred to prevent this from ever happening again.

  3. State John Kerry:

    So President Putin, who is invested in supporting Assad, with an enormous commitment - and it has made a difference obviously on the battlefield - should be somewhat concerned about the fact that President Assad sent his foreign minister out yesterday to try and act as a spoiler, to take off the table something that President Putin and Iran had committed to, this is a moment of truth, a moment where all of us have to be responsible.

  4. Jonathan Weiss:

    Supporting parents when you demonstrate emotional and behavioral difficulties is a critical aspect of supporting family quality of life.

  5. Billy Graham:

    We are n’t supporting political candidates, i ’m encouraging Christians to vote. The problem in our country today is that we have allowed the progressive to take God out of our government. We have allowed godless secularism to take control of Washington.

Images & Illustrations of supporting

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