Synonyms for supportive

Synonyms for (adj) supportive

Synonyms: supportive

Definition: furnishing support or assistance

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

Similar words: auxiliary, ancillary, accessory, adjunct, adjuvant, appurtenant

Definition: furnishing added support

Usage: an ancillary pump; an adjuvant discipline to forms of mysticism; The mind and emotions are auxiliary to each other

Similar words: accessary, accessory

Definition: aiding and abetting in a crime

Usage: he was charged with being accessory to the crime

Similar words: certificatory

Definition: serving to certify or endorse authoritatively

Similar words: collateral, validating, validatory, verificatory, verifying, substantiating, substantiative, confirmative, confirmatory, confirming, corroborative, corroboratory

Definition: serving to support or corroborate

Usage: collateral evidence

Similar words: demonstrative of

Definition: serving to prove or demonstrate

Usage: the oath of office is...demonstrative of the legislative opinion on this subject- John Marshall

Similar words: supporting, encouraging

Definition: furnishing support and encouragement

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

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