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?

  1. supporting

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. Tim Huelskamp:

    As I see it (the bill) now...no, I’m not planning on supporting it.

  2. Deven Choksey:

    Value-buying by domestic investors is supporting the market on hopes the insurance bill and GST would go through during the winter session itself.

  3. Mustafa Ali:

    I have priorities in supporting vulnerable communities, i thought first I'd be patient and see what the administration would focus on, but I have not seen or heard any indication the administration plans to work with vulnerable communities as it relates to environmental protection.

  4. The European Commission:

    The European Commission has approved additional state aid of 2.72 billion euros to Greek Piraeus Bank under EU state aid rules, on the basis of an amended restructuring plan, i welcome that Piraeus Bank has covered a significant part of its capital needs from private investors. This is a sign of market confidence. The additional public support and further implementation of its restructuring plan should enable the bank to return to long-term viability and continue supporting the recovery of the Greek economy.

  5. 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.

Images & Illustrations of supporting

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