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?

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. Jurgen Michels:

    We had reasonably good data out of Asia which are supporting markets in Europe this morning but the political front in the region has become more uncertain, brexit is not a story for equities at the moment but that might change ... for sure the probability of Brexit has increased after the positioning of Boris Johnson.

  2. Defence Ministry spokesman Serhiy Galushko:

    Sufficient troops and resources remain along the front line in case the terrorists and the forces supporting them violate the ceasefire.

  3. Tim Albrecht:

    If Trump continues winning, disappointed party elites will need to reconcile with supporting the party nominee. Ultimately, the party has always rallied come convention time, and that will be a healing moment moving forward.

  4. Mitch McConnell:

    We ought to be trying to unify, he ought to be trying to unify the party behind him, most of us are committed to supporting him and trying to bring the party together, and I think he needs to play his role on all of that as well.

  5. Armen Harutyunyan:

    Among our staff members who are working there in the field, they haven't yet met the situation where people are supporting the conflict.

Images & Illustrations of supporting

  1. supportingsupportingsupportingsupportingsupporting

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