Pronunciation of Supporting
/səpˈɔːtɪŋ/, /səpˈɔːtɪŋ/, /s_ə_p_ˈɔː_t_ɪ_ŋ/
Synonyms for supporting:
load down, symptomatic.
Other synonyms and related words:
collateral, accompaniment, circumstantial, bearing, encouragement, musical accompaniment, fundamental, endowment, corroboratory, documentary, probative, support, sustenance, documentation, corroborative, supportive, livelihood, confirmatory, load-bearing, living, bread and butter, reinforcement, loaded, contributing, affirmative, suggestive, keep, backup, financial backing, financial support, under, reenforcement, Vindicating, confirmational, reflective.
Sense 2 (noun)
Sense 3 (noun)
verifying, Affirming, professing, Endorsing, Admitting, Propounding, Testifying, Expressing, Attesting, Maintaining, Submitting, promising, contending, Pledging, Acknowledging, assuring, Certifying, setting down, Ratifying, Avouching, asserting, Claiming, Corroborating, Proclaiming, accepting, Averring, Declaring, Adjuring, approving, validating, Warranting, Pronouncing, Stating.
adducing, determining, Authenticating, Manifesting, confirming, exemplifying, Indicating, Betokening, Illustrating, Connoting, observing, substantiating, Exhibiting, demonstrating, Vouching, Deposing, documenting, Establishing, Proving, Witnessing, Evincing.
programming, Preparing, Arraying, pigeonholing, unsnarling, screening, categorizing, unifying, Classifying, framing, settling, Righting, structuring, controlling, typing, fixing, setting, scoring, scheduling, orchestrating, rating, integrating, composing, grading, schematizing, subordinating, Systematizing, shaping, Collating, Adjusting, Harmonizing, charting, Placing, Plotting, devising, Separating, grouping, Mediating, Stratifying, Organizing, sorting, ranking, balancing, ordering, Marshalling, Methodizing, sifting, Forming, arranging, rationalizing, regulating, scheming, casting, designing, planning, stabilizing, normalizing, Classing.
Hinging, buttressing, Bolstering.
Usage examples for supporting:
- Silver suddenly sprang up, and supporting himself with a hand against the wall: " Now, I give you warning, George," he cried. - "Treasure Island", Robert Louis Stevenson.
- He straightened away from the door frame which had been supporting his shoulders. - "Rebel Spurs", Andre Norton.
- He turned and faced them, supporting himself by the verandah rails. - "Long Live the King", Guy Boothby.