supportive


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sup·por·tive

 (sə-pôr′tĭv)
adj.
Furnishing support or assistance.

sup·por′tive·ly adv.
sup·por′tive·ness n.

supportive

(səˈpɔːtɪv)
adj
providing support, esp moral or emotional support
supˈportively adv
supˈportiveness n
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.supportive - furnishing support or assistance; "a supportive family network"; "his family was supportive of his attempts to be a writer"
positive - characterized by or displaying affirmation or acceptance or certainty etc.; "a positive attitude"; "the reviews were all positive"; "a positive benefit"; "a positive demand"
unsupportive - not furnishing support or assistance

supportive

adjective helpful, caring, encouraging, understanding, reassuring, sympathetic They were always supportive of each other.
Related words
prefix pro-

supportive

adjective
Giving or able to give help or support:
Translations

supportive

[səˈpɔːtɪv] ADJ [role] → de apoyo
a supportive roleun papel de apoyo
I have a very supportive familytengo una familia que me apoya mucho
to be supportive: her boss was very supportive and gave her time off worksu jefe la apoyó mucho y le dio unos días libres
to be supportive of sbapoyar a algn

supportive

[səˈpɔːrtɪv] adj [role] → de soutien
to be supportive → être d'un grand soutien
My family were very supportive → Ma famille m'a été d'un très grand soutien.
to be supportive of sb → être solidaire de qn
The players are very supportive of each other → Les joueurs sont très solidaires entre eux.
to be supportive of sth → être en faveur de qch

supportive

adjstützend attr; (fig)unterstützend attr; if his parents had been more supportivewenn seine Eltern ihn mehr unterstützt hätten; try to be more supportive (of her/me)du solltest versuchen, sie/mich mehr zu unterstützen; to be supportive of somebody/somethingjdn/etw unterstützen

supportive

[səˈpɔːtɪv] adj
a. (person) to be very supportive (towards sb)dare il proprio appoggio (a qn); (emotionally) → essere di grande conforto (per qn)
I have a supportive family/husband → la mia famiglia/mio marito mi appoggia
b. (gesture, effort) → di aiuto

supportive

adj que apoya
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