HyperDic: supporting

English > 3 senses of the word supporting:
ADJECTIVEallsupporting, encouragingfurnishing support and encouragement
allsupporting, load-bearingcapable of bearing a structural load
NOUNactsupporting, supportthe act of bearing the weight of or strengthening
supporting > pronunciation
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > supporting: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningFurnishing support and encouragement.
Example"the anxious child needs supporting and accepting treatment from the teacher"
BroadersupportiveFurnishing support or assistance
English > supporting: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaningcapable of bearing a structural load.
Example"a supporting wall"
Broaderbearing(of a structural member) withstanding a weight or strain
English > supporting: 3 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of bearing the weight of or strengthening.
Narrowershoring, shoring up, propping upThe act of propping up with shores
suspension, dangling, hangingThe act of suspending something (hanging it from above so it moves freely)
BroaderactivityAny specific behavior
Verbssupportbe the physical support of

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