support

  • 1 support — [ sypɔr ] n. m. • 1466; de 1. supporter 1 ♦ Vx Le fait, l action de supporter, d aider. ⇒ soutien. ♢ Le fait de subir. « Le support des imperfections d autrui » (Fénelon). ⇒ 1. supporter. 2 ♦ (XVIe) Mod. Ce qui supporte; ce sur quoi une chose… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 Support — Sup*port , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Supported}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Supporting}.] [F. supporter, L. supportare to carry on, to convey, in LL., to support, sustain; sub under + portare to carry. See {Port} demeanor.] 1. To bear by being under; to keep… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 support — sup·port 1 vt 1 a: to promote the interests or cause of b: to uphold or defend as valid or right c: to argue or vote for 2: to provide with substantiation or corroboration support an alibi 3: to provide with the means …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 Support — may refer to the following:* Sympathy, emotional support; * Technical support (a.k.a tech support) in computer hardware, software or electronic goods; * Support (mathematics), a kind of subset of the domain of a function; * Support (measure… …

    Wikipedia

  • 5 support — vb 1 Support, sustain, prop, bolster, buttress, brace are comparable when they mean to hold up either literally or figuratively, though they vary greatly in their specific senses and in the range of their applicability. Support suggests the… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 6 support — [sə pôrt′] vt. [ME supporten < MFr supporter < LL(Ec) supportare, to endure, bear < L, to carry, bring to a place < sub ,SUB + portare, to carry: see PORT3] 1. a) to carry or bear the weight of; keep from falling, slipping or sinking; …

    English World dictionary

  • 7 support — [n1] something that holds up structure abutment, agency, back, backing, base, bed, bedding, block, brace, buttress, collar, column, cornerstone, device, flotation, foothold, footing, foundation, fulcrum, groundwork, guide, hold, lining, means,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 8 support — Support. s. m. Aide, appuy, soustien, protection. Ce fils est le support de sa vieillesse, de sa famille. je n ay point d autre support au monde que cet ami. servir de support à quelqu un. il a des amis. il n est pas sans support. il a le support …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 9 Support — Sup*port , n. [F.] 1. The act, state, or operation of supporting, upholding, or sustaining. [1913 Webster] 2. That which upholds, sustains, or keeps from falling, as a prop, a pillar, or a foundation of any kind. [1913 Webster] 3. That which… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 10 Support — (Anglizismus v. engl. support [səˈpɔːɹt] = „die Unterstützung“; to support = „unterstützen“) steht für: Support (Dienstleistung), problemorientierte Beratungstätigkeiten Vorgruppe einer (bekannteren) Musikband bei einem Live Auftritt Träger… …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 11 support — qu on fait à aucun, Fauor, Suffragatio. Avoir du support, Avoir des amis, Amicitiis propinquitatibusque subleuari ac sustentari. Bud. Support et appuy d une race, Columen familiae. Support et appuy de quelque chose, Adminiculum …

    Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • 12 Support — (franz., spr. ßüppōr oder suppórt, »Stütze, Träger«, Werkzeugträger), bei Werkzeugmaschinen die Vorrichtung, durch die das Werkzeug eine feste Stellung und sichere Führung erhält. Häufig benutzt man, besonders bei Drehbänken (s. Drehbank, S. 180) …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 13 Support — für Abdrehen balliger Laufflächen der Riemenscheiben, eine Vorrichtung auf der Drehbank derart, daß die Stichelspitze den Meridian der Lauffläche bezw. Randfläche der Riemenscheibe beschreibt, der in der Regel ein Kreisbogen ist. Am einfachsten… …

    Lexikon der gesamten Technik

  • 14 support — late 14c., from O.Fr. supporter, from L. supportare convey, carry, bring up, from sub up from under + portare to carry (see PORT (Cf. port) (1)). Related: Supported; supporting. The noun meaning act of assistance, backing is recorded from late… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 15 Support — Support, feste Auflage für ein Werkzeug an einer Maschine, bes. a) für den Meißel an Hobelmaschinen; der Meißel ist in einem Schieber befestigt, welcher mittelst Schrauben auf u. nieder u. auch in der Breitenrichtung der Tafel, auf welcher das… …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 16 Support — (frz., spr. ßüppohr, »Stütze«), s. Drehbank …

    Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • 17 support — ► VERB 1) bear all or part of the weight of. 2) give assistance, encouragement, or approval to. 3) be actively interested in (a sports team). 4) provide with a home and the necessities of life. 5) be capable of sustaining (life). 6) confirm or… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 18 support — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 help and encouragement ADJECTIVE ▪ complete, full, total ▪ firm, solid, strong ▪ The candidate enjoys the firm support of local industry …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 19 support — The place on a chart where the buying of futures contracts is sufficient to halt a price decline. Chicago Board of Trade glossary A horizontal price range where price hovers due to buying pressure before attempting a downward move. The CENTER… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 20 support — sup|port1 W2S2 [səˈpo:t US o:rt] v [T] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(agree and help)¦ 2¦(be kind to somebody)¦ 3¦(provide money to live)¦ 4¦(give money to something)¦ 5¦(hold something up)¦ 6¦(prove something)¦ 7¦(sports team)¦ 8¦(computers)¦ 9¦(land)¦ …

    Dictionary of contemporary English


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