Dictionary

TWL06 (US, Canada and Thailand) Yes 12 Points
SOWPODS (UK and Others) Yes 12 Points
Enable (Words with Friends) Yes 15 Points

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Is supports a word in Scrabble?

    Yes, supports is a valid word in scrabble.As per TWL06 dictionary it has 12 points,As per SOWPODS dictionary it has 12 points.

  • Is supports a word in Words With Friends?

    Yes, supports is a valid word in words with friends. As per Words with Friends dictionary it has 15 points.

Definition(s)

Noun
1.
meaning: financial resources provided to make some project possible;
examples: the foundation provided support for the experiment
synonyms: {financial_support}; {funding}; {backing}; {financial_backing}
2.
meaning: any device that bears the weight of another thing;
examples: there was no place to attach supports for a shelf
3.
meaning: a musical part (vocal or instrumental) that supports or provides background for other musical parts ;
synonyms: {accompaniment}; {musical_accompaniment}; {backup}
4.
meaning: the act of bearing the weight of or strengthening;
examples: he leaned against the wall for support
synonyms: {supporting}
5.
meaning: supporting structure that holds up or provides a foundation;
examples: the statue stood on a marble support
6.
meaning: the financial means whereby one lives;
examples: each child was expected to pay for their keep; he applied to the state for support; he could no longer earn his own livelihood
synonyms: {keep}; {livelihood}; {living}; {bread_and_butter}; {sustenance}
7.
meaning: documentary validation;
examples: his documentation of the results was excellent; the strongest support for this view is the work of Jones
synonyms: {documentation}
8.
meaning: a military operation (often involving new supplies of men and materiel) to strengthen a military force or aid in the performance of its mission;
examples: they called for artillery support
synonyms: {reinforcement}; {reenforcement}
9.
meaning: something providing immaterial assistance to a person or cause or interest;
examples: the policy found little public support; his faith was all the support he needed; the team enjoyed the support of their fans
10.
meaning: aiding the cause or policy or interests of;
examples: the president no longer has the support of his own party; they developed a scheme of mutual support
11.
meaning: the activity of providing for or maintaining by supplying with money or necessities;
examples: his support kept the family together; they gave him emotional support during difficult times
Verb
1.
meaning: put up with something or somebody unpleasant;
examples: I cannot bear his constant criticism; The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks; he learned to tolerate the heat; She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage
synonyms: {digest}; {endure}; {stick_out}; {stomach}; {bear}; {stand}; {tolerate}; {brook}; {abide}; {suffer}; {put_up}
2.
meaning: be a regular customer or client of;
examples: We patronize this store; Our sponsor kept our art studio going for as long as he could
synonyms: {patronize}; {patronise}; {patronage}; {keep_going}
3.
meaning: play a subordinate role to (another performer);
examples: Olivier supported Gielgud beautifully in the second act
4.
meaning: argue or speak in defense of;
examples: She supported the motion to strike
synonyms: {defend}; {fend_for}
5.
meaning: support with evidence or authority or make more certain or confirm;
examples: The stories and claims were born out by the evidence
synonyms: {corroborate}; {underpin}; {bear_out}
6.
meaning: adopt as a belief;
examples: I subscribe to your view on abortion
synonyms: {subscribe}
7.
meaning: establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts;
examples: his story confirmed my doubts; The evidence supports the defendant
synonyms: {confirm}; {corroborate}; {sustain}; {substantiate}; {affirm}
8.
meaning: be the physical support of;
examples: carry the weight of; The beam holds up the roof; He supported me with one hand while I balanced on the beam; What's holding that mirror?
synonyms: {hold}; {sustain}; {hold_up}
9.
meaning: be behind;
examples: approve of; He plumped for the Labor Party; I backed Kennedy in 1960
synonyms: {back}; {endorse}; {indorse}; {plump_for}; {plunk_for}
10.
meaning: support materially or financially;
examples: he does not support his natural children; The scholarship supported me when I was in college
11.
meaning: give moral or psychological support, aid, or courage to;
examples: She supported him during the illness; Her children always backed her up
synonyms: {back_up}
Source of definition(s) is WordNet ® Princeton University wordnet.princeton.edu
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