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. Anastasia Potapova:

    Honestly it's because of the crowd, you guys were amazing. No matter where I was on the court I could hear somebody supporting me and I'm really grateful for that.

  2. Kamala Harris:

    I believe in Joe. I believe in Joe, i know Joe. And that's why I'm supporting him.

  3. Michal Kosinski:

    We hope that consumers, technology developers, and policy makers will tackle those challenges by supporting privacy-protecting laws and technologies, and giving the users full control over their digital footprints.

  4. Aun Koh:

    The level of craftsmanship here has really skyrocketed, ever since 28 Hong Kong Street opened in 2011 and Michael Callahan and other people like him who are world class mixologists moved here, they've created this very close knit community where they're supporting each other and not competing with each other.

  5. British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond:

    The Russians's a source of constant grief to me that everything we are doing is being undermined by The Russians, the Russians say let's talk, and then they talk and they talk and they talk. The problem with The Russians is while they are talking they are bombing, and they are supporting Assad.

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