Synonyms for supporting

Synonyms for (noun) supporting

Synonyms: support, supporting

Definition: the act of bearing the weight of or strengthening

Usage: he leaned against the wall for support

Similar words: activity

Definition: any specific behavior

Usage: they avoided all recreational activity

Synonyms for (adjective) supporting

Synonyms: supporting, load-bearing

Definition: capable of bearing a structural load

Usage: a supporting wall

Similar words: bearing

Definition: (of a structural member) withstanding a weight or strain


Synonyms: supporting, encouraging

Definition: furnishing support and encouragement

Usage: the anxious child needs supporting and accepting treatment from the teacher

Similar words: supportive

Definition: furnishing support or assistance

Usage: a supportive family network; his family was supportive of his attempts to be a writer