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sup·port·er

 (sə-pôr′tər)
n.
1. One that supports, as a structural member of a building.
2. One who promotes or advocates; an adherent: a supporter of capitalism.
3. An athletic supporter.
4. Heraldry An animal or figure that supports a shield in a coat of arms.

supporter

(səˈpɔːtə)
n
1. a person who or thing that acts as a support
2. a person who backs a sports team, politician, etc
3. (Medicine) a garment or device worn to ease the strain on or restrict the movement of a bodily structure or part
4. (Heraldry) heraldry a figure or beast in a coat of arms depicted as holding up the shield

sup•port•er

(səˈpɔr tər, -ˈpoʊr-)

n.
1. a person or thing that supports.
2. an adherent, follower, backer, or advocate.
3. a jockstrap.
4. a garter.
5. either of two human or animal figures flanking and supporting an escutcheon.
[1400–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.supporter - a person who backs a politician or a team etc.supporter - a person who backs a politician or a team etc.; "all their supporters came out for the game"; "they are friends of the library"
advocate, advocator, exponent, proponent - a person who pleads for a cause or propounds an idea
anglophil, anglophile - an admirer of England and things English
believer, truster - a supporter who accepts something as true
Boswell - a devoted admirer and recorder of another's words and deeds
cheerleader - an enthusiastic and vocal supporter; "he has become a cheerleader for therapeutic cloning"
Confederate - a supporter of the Confederate States of America
corporatist - a supporter of corporatism
enthusiast, partizan, partisan - an ardent and enthusiastic supporter of some person or activity
Francophil, Francophile - an admirer of France and everything French
free trader - an advocate of unrestricted international trade
functionalist - an adherent of functionalism
Jacobite - a supporter of James II after he was overthrown or a supporter of the Stuarts
loyalist, stalwart - a person who is loyal to their allegiance (especially in times of revolt)
New Dealer - a supporter of the economic policies in the United States known as the New Deal
Graecophile, philhellene, philhellenist - an admirer of Greece and everything Greek
mainstay, pillar - a prominent supporter; "he is a pillar of the community"
Roundhead - a supporter of parliament and Oliver Cromwell during the English Civil War
seconder - someone who endorses a motion or petition as a necessary preliminary to a discussion or vote
Shavian - an admirer of G. B. Shaw or his works
endorser, indorser, ratifier, subscriber - someone who expresses strong approval
well-wisher, sympathiser, sympathizer - someone who shares your feelings or opinions and hopes that you will be successful
toaster, wassailer - someone who proposes a toast; someone who drinks to the health of success of someone or some venture
maintainer, sustainer, upholder - someone who upholds or maintains; "firm upholders of tradition"; "they are sustainers of the idea of democracy"
verifier, voucher - someone who vouches for another or for the correctness of a statement
Whig - a supporter of the American Revolution
2.supporter - someone who supports or champions somethingsupporter - someone who supports or champions something
benefactor, helper - a person who helps people or institutions (especially with financial help)
backer, angel - invests in a theatrical production
godfather - someone having a relation analogous to that of a male sponsor to his godchild
godparent - a person who sponsors someone (the godchild) at baptism
guarantor, warranter, warrantor, surety - one who provides a warrant or guarantee to another
patroness, patronne - a woman who is a patron or the wife of a patron
pillar of strength, tower of strength - a person who can be relied on to give a great deal of support and comfort
3.supporter - a person who contributes to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purposesupporter - a person who contributes to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose; "my invaluable assistant"; "they hired additional help to finish the work"
coadjutor - an assistant to a bishop
worker - a person who works at a specific occupation; "he is a good worker"
accomplice, confederate - a person who joins with another in carrying out some plan (especially an unethical or illegal plan)
auxiliary, aide - someone who acts as assistant
attendant, attender, tender - someone who waits on or tends to or attends to the needs of another
bat boy - (baseball) a boy who takes care of bats and other baseball equipment
dental assistant - an assistant to a dentist
deputy, lieutenant - an assistant with power to act when his superior is absent
actor's assistant, dresser - a wardrobe assistant for an actor
event planner - someone who plans social events as a profession (usually for government or corporate officials)
facilitator - someone who makes progress easier
flower girl - a young girl who carries flowers in a (wedding) procession
girl Friday - a female assistant who has a range of duties
enforcer, hatchet man - one whose job it is to execute unpleasant tasks for a superior
cat's-paw, pawn, instrument - a person used by another to gain an end
birthing coach, doula, labor coach, monitrice - an assistant (often the father of the soon-to-be-born child) who provides support for a woman in labor by encouraging her to use techniques learned in childbirth-preparation classes
underboss - an assistant or second-in-command to a chief (especially in a crime syndicate)
fashion model, manakin, mannequin, mannikin, manikin, model - a woman who wears clothes to display fashions; "she was too fat to be a mannequin"
poser, model - a person who poses for a photographer or painter or sculptor; "the president didn't have time to be a model so the artist worked from photos"
paraprofessional - a trained worker who is not a member of a profession but who assists a professional
powder monkey - someone who carries explosives (as from the magazine to the guns on board a warship)
prompter, theater prompter - someone who assists a performer by providing the next words of a forgotten speech
chief assistant, man Friday, right-hand man - the most helpful assistant
secretarial assistant, secretary - an assistant who handles correspondence and clerical work for a boss or an organization
sidesman - (Church of England) an assistant to the churchwarden; collects offerings of money in the church
subordinate, subsidiary, underling, foot soldier - an assistant subject to the authority or control of another
water boy, waterer - an assistant who supplies drinking water
whipper-in - huntsman's assistant in managing the hounds
4.supporter - a band (usually elastic) worn around the leg to hold up a stocking (or around the arm to hold up a sleeve)supporter - a band (usually elastic) worn around the leg to hold up a stocking (or around the arm to hold up a sleeve)
band - a thin flat strip of flexible material that is worn around the body or one of the limbs (especially to decorate the body)
5.supporter - a support for the genitals worn by men engaging in strenuous exercisesupporter - a support for the genitals worn by men engaging in strenuous exercise
man's clothing - clothing that is designed for men to wear
protective garment - clothing that is intended to protect the wearer from injury

supporter

supporter

noun
1. One who supports and adheres to another:
2. A person who supports or champions an activity, cause, or institution, for example:
Informal: angel.
Translations
مُؤَيَّدمُؤَيِّد، نَصير، مُسانِد
fanoušekpomocníkpřívrženec
tilhængerstøtte
kannattaja
podupiratelj
stuîningsmaîur
支持者
지지자
privrženeczagovornik
anhängare
ผู้สนับสนุน
người ủng hộ

supporter

[səˈpɔːtəʳ] N
1. [of proposal, party etc] → partidario/a m/f (Sport) → hincha mf
I'm a United supportersoy del United, soy hincha del United supportersla afición
the supporters really got behind the team last nightla afición apoyó totalmente al equipo ayer
supporters' clubpeña f deportiva
football supportershinchas mpl de fútbol
2. (Tech) → soporte m, sostén m (Heraldry) → tenante m, soporte m

supporter

[səˈpɔːrr] n
[party, movement] → sympathisant(e) m/f; [politician, policy] → partisan(e) m/f
a supporter of the Labour Party → un(e) sympathisant(e) du parti travailliste
(SPORT)supporteur/trice m/f
a Liverpool supporter → un(e) supporteur/trice de Liverpoolsupport group ngroupe m d'entraide

supporter

nAnhänger(in) m(f); (of theory, cause, opinion also)Befürworter(in) m(f); (Sport also) → Fan m; supporters’ clubFanklub m

supporter

[səˈpɔːtəʳ] n (of proposal, project) → sostenitore/trice (Pol) → sostenitore/trice, fautore/trice (Sport) → tifoso/a

support

(səˈpoːt) verb
1. to bear the weight of, or hold upright, in place etc. That chair won't support him / his weight; He limped home, supported by a friend on either side of him.
2. to give help, or approval to. He has always supported our cause; His family supported him in his decision.
3. to provide evidence for the truth of. New discoveries have been made that support his theory; The second witness supported the statement of the first one.
4. to supply with the means of living. He has a wife and four children to support.
noun
1. the act of supporting or state of being supported. That type of shoe doesn't give the foot much support; The plan was cancelled because of lack of support; Her job is the family's only means of support; I would like to say a word or two in support of his proposal.
2. something that supports. One of the supports of the bridge collapsed.
supˈporter noun
a person who helps or supports (a person, cause, team etc). a crowd of football supporters.
supˈporting adjective
(of an actor, rôle etc) secondary to the leading actor, rôle etc. He has had many supporting rôles; a supporting cast.

supporter

مُؤَيَّد fanoušek tilhænger Anhänger υποστηρικτής seguidor kannattaja supporter podupiratelj sostenitore 支持者 지지자 supporter supporter zwolennik adepto, apoiante сторонник anhängare ผู้สนับสนุน taraftar người ủng hộ 支持者
References in classic literature ?
The next thought was to give a name to the embryo metropolis: the one that naturally presented itself was that of the projector and supporter of the whole enterprise.
It is only from a very careful study of their results that I have brought myself to be a considerable supporter of those where I have some personal knowledge of the organisation.
But Pfuel, like a man heated in a fight who strikes those on his own side, shouted angrily at his own supporter, Wolzogen:
Shortly after this change in his circumstances he became an advocate of thrift, temperance, and steady industry, and quitted the International Association, of which he had been an enthusiastic supporter when dependent on his own skill and taste as a working mason.
He became the master of many thousands of acres of uninhabited territory, and the supporter of many a score of dependents.
The evil being committed, yes; for the king would not pardon him, and you have, whatever may be said, always a supporter in M.
She is a great supporter of what they call the Primrose League here.
There were as many women as men among the jostling supporters.
Then, by the light of their own destruction, I saw them staggering and falling, and their supporters turning to run.
The five, who elect each other, have very great and extensive powers; and these choose the hundred, who are magistrates of the highest rank: their power also continues longer than any other magistrates, for it commences before they come into office, and is prolonged after they are out of it; and in this particular the state inclines to an oligarchy: but as they are not elected by lot, but by suffrage, and are not permitted to take money, they are the greatest supporters imaginable of an aristocracy.
To these encroachments, time and ignorance, the two great supporters of imposture, gave authority; and thus many rules for good writing have been established, which have not the least foundation in truth or nature; and which commonly serve for no other purpose than to curb and restrain genius, in the same manner as it would have restrained the dancing-master, had the many excellent treatises on that art laid it down as an essential rule that every man must dance in chains.
A successful faction may erect a tyranny on the ruins of order and law, while no succor could constitutionally be afforded by the Union to the friends and supporters of the government.

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