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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Held up or having the weight borne especially from below; Sustained or maintained by aid

Usage examples (36)
  • supported joints in a railroad track have ties directly under the rail ends
  • A club entirely supported by membership dues
  • Verb (used with object) : They supported him throughout his ordeal. ,to support a family. ,Leading doctors supported his testimony....
  • Noun : to pay for support of an orphan. ,The pension was his only support for more
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