Support

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Support->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ support
support
ground
foundation
base
basis
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ terra firma
terra firma
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ bearing
bearing
fulcrum
bait
=>(U.S.)
caudex crib
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ point d'appui
point d'appui
=></<gr/pou sto/gr >/>
purchase footing
hold
locus standi
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ landing place
landing place
landing stage
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ stage
stage
platform
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ block
block
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ rest
rest
resting place
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ groundwork
groundwork
substratum
riprap
sustentation
subvention
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ floor
floor
&c.(basement) 211
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ supporter
supporter
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ aid
aid
&c. 707
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ prop
prop
stand
anvil
fulciment|
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ cue rest
cue rest
jigger
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ monkey
monkey
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ stay
stay
shore
skid
rib
truss
bandage
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ sleeper
sleeper
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ stirrup
stirrup
stilts
shoe
sole
heel
splint
lap
bar
rod
boom
sprit
outrigger
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ ratlings
ratlings
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ staff
staff
stick
crutch
alpenstock
baton
staddle
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ bourdon
bourdon
cowlstaff
lathi
mahlstick
GRP: \\ N \\ 4
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ post
post
pillar
shaft
thill
column
pilaster
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ pediment
pediment
pedicle
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ pedestal
pedestal
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ plinth
plinth
shank
leg
socle
zocle
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ buttress
buttress
jamb
mullion
abutment
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ baluster
baluster
banister
stanchion
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ balustrade
balustrade
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ headstone
headstone
GRP: \\ N \\ 5
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ frame
frame
framework
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ scaffold
scaffold
skeleton
beam
rafter
girder
lintel
joist
travis
trave
corner stone
summer
transom
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ rung
rung
round
step
sill
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ angle rafter
angle rafter
hip rafter
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ cantilever
cantilever
modillion
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ crown post
crown post
king post
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ vertebra
vertebra
GRP: \\ N \\ 6
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ columella
columella
backbone
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ keystone
keystone
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ axle
axle
axletree
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ axis
axis
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ arch
arch
mainstay
GRP: \\ N \\ 7
Sgm: \\ N \\ 7 \\ trunnion
trunnion
pivot
rowlock
Sgm: \\ N \\ 7 \\ peg
peg
&c.(pendency) 214
Sgm: \\ N \\ 7 \\ tiebeam
tiebeam
&c.(fastening) 45
Sgm: \\ N \\ 7 \\ thole pin
thole pin
GRP: \\ N \\ 8
Sgm: \\ N \\ 8 \\ board
board
ledge
shelf
hob
bracket
trevet
trivet
arbor
rack
Sgm: \\ N \\ 8 \\ mantel
mantel
mantle piece
mantleshelf
Sgm: \\ N \\ 8 \\ slab
slab
console
Sgm: \\ N \\ 8 \\ counter
counter
dresser
Sgm: \\ N \\ 8 \\ flange
flange
corbel
Sgm: \\ N \\ 8 \\ table
table
trestle
Sgm: \\ N \\ 8 \\ shoulder
shoulder
Sgm: \\ N \\ 8 \\ perch
perch
Sgm: \\ N \\ 8 \\ horse
horse
Sgm: \\ N \\ 8 \\ easel
easel
desk
Sgm: \\ N \\ 8 \\ clotheshorse
clotheshorse
hatrack
Sgm: \\ N \\ 8 \\ retable
retable
Sgm: \\ N \\ 8 \\ teapoy
teapoy
GRP: \\ N \\ 9
Sgm: \\ N \\ 9 \\ seat
seat
throne
dais
Sgm: \\ N \\ 9 \\ divan
divan
musnud
Sgm: \\ N \\ 9 \\ chair
chair
bench
form
stool
sofa
settee
stall
Sgm: \\ N \\ 9 \\ arm chair
arm chair
easy chair
elbow chair
rocking chair
Sgm: \\ N \\ 9 \\ couch
couch
fauteuil
woolsack
ottoman
settle
squab
bench
Sgm: \\ N \\ 9 \\ aparejo
aparejo
faldstool
horn
Sgm: \\ N \\ 9 \\ long chair
long chair
long sleeve chair
morris chair
Sgm: \\ N \\ 9 \\ lamba chauki
lamba chauki
lamba kursi
Sgm: \\ N \\ 9 \\ saddle
saddle
pannel
pillion
Sgm: \\ N \\ 9 \\ side saddle
side saddle
pack saddle
Sgm: \\ N \\ 9 \\ pommel
pommel
GRP: \\ N \\ 10
Sgm: \\ N \\ 10 \\ bed
bed
berth
pallet
tester
crib
cot
hammock
shakedown
trucklebed
cradle
litter
stretcher
bedstead
Sgm: \\ N \\ 10 \\ four poster
four poster
French bed
bunk
kip
palang
Sgm: \\ N \\ 10 \\ bedding
bedding
bichona
mattress
paillasse
Sgm: \\ N \\ 10 \\ pillow
pillow
bolster
Sgm: \\ N \\ 10 \\ mat
mat
rug
cushion
GRP: \\ N \\ 11
Sgm: \\ N \\ 11 \\ footstool
footstool
hassock
Sgm: \\ N \\ 11 \\ tabouret
tabouret
Sgm: \\ N \\ 11 \\ tripod
tripod
GRP: \\ N \\ 12
Sgm: \\ N \\ 12 \\ Atlas
Atlas
Persides
Atlantes
Caryatides
Hercules
PARAG:Support->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ be supported
be supported
&c.???
lie on
sit on
recline on
lean on
loll on
rest on
stand on
step on
repose on
abut on
bear on
be based on
&c.???
have at one's back
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ bestride
bestride
bestraddle
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ support
support
bear
carry
hold
sustain
shoulder
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ hold up
hold up
back up
bolster up
shore up
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ uphold
uphold
upbear
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ prop
prop
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ under prop
under prop
under pin
under set
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ riprap
riprap
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ bandage
bandage
&c. 43
GRP: \\ V \\ 3
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ give support
give support
furnish support
afford support
supply support
lend support
give foundations
furnish foundations
afford foundations
supply foundations
lend foundations
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ bottom
bottom
found
base
ground
imbed
embed
GRP: \\ V \\ 4
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ maintain
maintain
keep on foot
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ aid
aid
&c. 707
PARAG:Support->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ supporting
supporting
supported
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ fundamental
fundamental
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ dorsigerous
dorsigerous
PARAG:Support->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ astride on
astride on
straddle

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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