keep from falling; hold up; help by agreeing with
provide enough food and water to keep sb/sth alive
help to continue; give what is needed to live
be a regular customer of or visitor to sth; be a fan of sb/sth
supporting or being supported
thing that supports or bears the weight of sth
person who gives help, sympathy, etc.
people who support a political party, team, etc.
"his support kept the family together"
"they gave him emotional support during difficult times"
"the president no longer has the support of his own party"
"they developed a scheme of mutual support"
"the policy found little public support"
"his faith was all the support he needed"
"the team enjoyed the support of their fans"
"they called for artillery support"
"his documentation of the results was excellent"
"the strongest support for this view is the work of Jones"
"each child was expected to pay for their keep"
"he applied to the state for support"
"he could no longer earn his own livelihood"
"the statue stood on a marble support"
"he leaned against the wall for support"
"there was no place to attach supports for a shelf"
"the foundation provided support for the experiment"
"She supported him during the illness"
"Her children always backed her up"
"he does not support his natural children"
"The scholarship supported me when I was in college"
"He plumped for the Labor Party"
"I backed Kennedy in 1960"
"The beam holds up the roof"
"He supported me with one hand while I balanced on the beam"
"What's holding that mirror?"
"his story confirmed my doubts"
"The evidence supports the defendant"
"I subscribe to your view on abortion"
"The stories and claims were born out by the evidence"
"She supported the motion to strike"
"Olivier supported Gielgud beautifully in the second act"
"We patronize this store"
"Our sponsor kept our art studio going for as long as he could"
"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"
Proclaimed enthusiastic..support for the League of Nations.
出自： V. Brittain
He..needed support against his self-doubt.
出自： C. Wilson
The thought was not to be supported without bitter tears.
出自： E. Langley
I can't support my wife and children on such a small salary.
She decided to support herself on her musical talents.
The bridge is supported on stone piers.
It is supported on a narrow base.
The roof of the building is supported on pillars.
误 Do you support that we should work for a shorter time each day?
正 Do you support the idea that we should work for a shorter time each day?
误 All the audience cheered in the support of the president's suggestion.
正 All the audience cheered in support of the president's suggestion.
析 在give support, require support, in support等短语中, support前不可加a或the。