Definition of "Support" :
noun: documentary validation
"The strongest support for this view is the work of Jones."
noun: a military operation (often involving new supplies of men and materiel) to strengthen a military force or aid in the performance of its mission
"They called for artillery support."
noun: the act of bearing the weight of or strengthening
"He leaned against the wall for support."
noun: aiding the cause or policy or interests of
"The president no longer has the support of his own party."
noun: the activity of providing for or maintaining by supplying with money or necessities
"His support kept the family together."
noun: any device that bears the weight of another thing
"There was no place to attach supports for a shelf."
noun: supporting structure that holds up or provides a foundation
"The statue stood on a marble support."
noun: something providing immaterial assistance to a person or cause or interest
"The policy found little public support."
noun: a musical part (vocal or instrumental) that supports or provides background for other musical parts
noun: the financial means whereby one lives
"He applied to the state for support."
noun: financial resources provided to make some project possible
"The foundation provided support for the experiment."
verb: establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts
"The evidence supports the defendant."
verb: put up with something or somebody unpleasant
verb: adopt as a belief
verb: argue or speak in defense of
"She supported the motion to strike."
verb: be a regular customer or client of
verb: be the physical support of; carry the weight of
"He supported me with one hand while I balanced on the beam."
verb: play a subordinate role to (another performer)
"Olivier supported Gielgud beautifully in the second act."
verb: support materially or financially
"He does not support his natural children."
verb: be behind; approve of
verb: give moral or psychological support, aid, or courage to
"She supported him during the illness."
verb: support with evidence or authority or make more certain or confirm