英音 [səˈpɔ:t] 美音 [səˈpɔrt]
the activity of providing for or maintaining by supplying with money or necessities;
"his support kept the family together"
"they gave him emotional support during difficult times"
aiding the cause or policy or interests of;
"the president no longer has the support of his own party"
"they developed a scheme of mutual support"
something providing immaterial assistance to a person or cause or interest;
"the policy found little public support"
"his faith was all the support he needed"
"the team enjoyed the support of their fans"
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"
"his documentation of the results was excellent"
"the strongest support for this view is the work of Jones"
the financial means whereby one lives;
"each child was expected to pay for their keep"
"he applied to the state for support"
"he could no longer earn his own livelihood"
supporting structure that holds up or provides a foundation;
"the statue stood on a marble support"
the act of bearing the weight of or strengthening;
"he leaned against the wall for support"
a musical part (vocal or instrumental) that supports or provides background for other musical parts
any device that bears the weight of another thing;
"there was no place to attach supports for a shelf"
financial resources provided to make some project possible;
"the foundation provided support for the experiment"
give moral or psychological support, aid, or courage to;
"She supported him during the illness"
"Her children always backed her up"
support materially or financially;
"he does not support his natural children"
"The scholarship supported me when I was in college"
be behind; approve of;
"He plumped for the Labor Party"
"I backed Kennedy in 1960"
be the physical support of; carry the weight of;
"The beam holds up the roof"
"He supported me with one hand while I balanced on the beam"
"What's holding that mirror?"
establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts;
"his story confirmed my doubts"
"The evidence supports the defendant"
adopt as a belief;
"I subscribe to your view on abortion"
support with evidence or authority or make more certain or confirm;
"The stories and claims were born out by the evidence"
argue or speak in defense of;
"She supported the motion to strike"
play a subordinate role to (another performer);
"Olivier supported Gielgud beautifully in the second act"
be a regular customer or client of;
"We patronize this store"
"Our sponsor kept our art studio going for as long as he could"
put up with something or somebody unpleasant;
"I cannot bear his constant criticism"
"The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks"
"he learned to tolerate the heat"
"She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage"
nonsupport n. 不支持，疏忽扶养的义务;
supportable adj. 可支持的，可援助的，可忍耐的;
supporter n. 支持者，拥护者;支持物;赡养者，抚养者;
supportive adj. 支持的，拥护的，赞助的;
tank support 油罐支柱，油罐基础;
table support 工作台支架;
absorptive support 吸附性载体;
temporary support 临时支架;
reservoir support 储风缸托架;
engine support 发动机支架;
microparticle support 微粒状载体;
cushion support 让压支架，可缩支架;
catalyst support 催化剂载体;
sliding support 滑动支座;
equalizer support 均衡梁支架;
brachidium support 腕骨支柱;
excavation support 巷道支架;
solid support 载体;
support devices [医]支撑装置;
segmental support 弓形架;
tree support 失架;
beaded support 球形支座;
Yang Support [医]阳辅;
support cylinder 支撑油缸;
support system 支援系统;