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Princeton's WordNet

  1. supportive(adj)

    furnishing support or assistance

    "a supportive family network"; "his family was supportive of his attempts to be a writer"


  1. supportive(Adjective)

    Providing support.

    I had a very supportive coach who helped me.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of supportive in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of supportive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of supportive in a Sentence

  1. Brandy Welch:

    Faith is a part of our family life, so it is hurtful and insulting to us that Miracle Hill's religious view of what a family must look like deprives foster children of a nurturing, supportive home.

  2. Eugen Weinberg:

    The sentiment is still quite negative and depressed on oil prices, there are factors which should be supportive, but at the moment I think there is no single (piece of) news which would convince the bears that the decline is over.

  3. Sandy Agalos:

    The airmen help establish a supportive environment that promotes a sense of belonging, acceptanceand camaraderie among the veterans, the VAFB volunteers help as much or as little as needed maneuvering with their veteran throughout the day, eating meals with them, keeping them on track or just visiting.

  4. Jimmy Whitworth:

    MERS-CoV is a disease we worry about because we don't have any specific countermeasures to it. We've got no specific drugs, no specific vaccine, or anything to deal with it, essentially we need to identify cases, get them into isolation and to give them intensive supportive care until they get better.

  5. The Perez:

    We are happy to be a part of something like the parade, and that's because we are happy to be supportive of her, she has taught us -- and I totally agree -- that it's nothing to be ashamed of.

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