AskDefine | Define supporting

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supporting adj
1 furnishing support and encouragement; "the anxious child needs supporting and accepting treatment from the teacher" [syn: encouraging]
2 capable of bearing a structural load; "a supporting wall" [syn: load-bearing(a), supporting(a)] n : the act of bearing the weight of or strengthening; "he leaned against the wall for support" [syn: support]

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Pronunciation

Adjective

  1. That supports.

Translations

Noun

  1. The action of the verb to support.

Verb

supporting
  1. present participle of support

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