self-supporting


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self-sup·port

(sĕlf′sə-pôrt′)
n.
The act of or capacity for supporting oneself, especially financially, without the help of others.

self′-sup·port′ed, self′-sup·port′ing adj.

self-supporting

adj
1. able to support or maintain oneself without the help of others
2. able to stand up or hold firm without support, props, attachments, etc
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.self-supporting - financially independent; "now that my children are self-supporting"
independent - free from external control and constraint; "an independent mind"; "a series of independent judgments"; "fiercely independent individualism"

self-supporting

adjective independent, self-contained, self-sufficient, self-reliant, self-sustaining, able to stand on your own two feet The income from visitors makes the museum self-supporting.

self-supporting

adjective
Able to support oneself financially:
Translations

self-supporting

[ˌselfsəˈpɔːtɪŋ] ADJeconómicamente independiente

self-supporting

[ˌsɛlfsəˈpɔːtɪŋ] adjeconomicamente indipendente
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It was self-supporting and had a little money in the bank.
The great advantage of her discourse was that it was self-supporting.
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All he insisted on was that these wandering religions should be self-supporting and not feed a pennyworth's out of the royal coffers.
The self-supporting tables can be placed anywhere in the room or are suitable for wall mounting.
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Designed to be lightweight and self-supporting, it takes advantage of CNC driven digital fabrication techniques.
from 1991 to 1998, during which time the parish moved from being financially assisted to self-supporting.
The cafeterias, which are supposed to be self-supporting, have been losing money.
A high-tech crime investigation partnership, in and of itself, provides a generally self-supporting mechanism.
Available pre-engineered for installation into existing steel structures or designed as a low-weight, self-supporting structure