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Pronunciation: /səˈpɔːt/

Translation of support in Arabic:

transitive verb/فعل متعد

  • 2 (financially) دَعَمَ (stem vowel = a) (I) [a project] [sb's work]
  • 3 (to provide for) أَنْفَقَ (IV) (+ على), أَعالَ (IV) [a family] [child] he has a wife and children to support يُعيلُ زَوْجةً وَأَطْفالاً
  • 4 (in sport) شَجَّعَ (II) [a team] who do you support? مَنْ تُشَجِّعُ؟
  • 5 (to hold up) حَمَلَ (I) (stem vowel = i), سَنَدَ (I) (stem vowel = u) [a weight] they supported him up the steps سانَدوهُ في صُعودِ الدَرَجاتِ
  • 6 (to confirm) أَيَّدَ (II), أَكَّدَ (II) [an argument] [a claim] all the evidence supports this conclusion تُؤَكِّدُ كُلُّ الأَدِلّةِ هذه النَتيجةَ

reflexive verb/فعل انعكاسي

  • to support oneself أَعالَ نَفْسَهُ‬


  • 1 uncountable/غير معدود (moral, political) دَعْم, مُسانَدة, مُؤازَرة there is little public support for this policy هُناكَ دَعْمٌ شَعْبيٌّ ضَئيلٌ لِهَذِهِ السِياسةِ he has the full support of the board لَدَيْهِ الدَعْمُ الكامِلُ من مَجْلِسِ الإدارةِ to give one's support to sth/sb أَعْطى دَعْمَهُ لِشَيْءٍ \ لِشَخْصٍ to speak in support of sb/sth ‫أَلْقى كَلِمةً دَعْماً لِشَخْصٍ \ لِشَيْءٍ
  • 2 uncountable/غير معدود (financial, material) دَعْم online technical support الدَعْم الفَنّيّ على الإنْتَرْنِت the government gives financial support to farmers تُقَدِّمُ الحُكومةُ دَعْماً ماليًّا للمُزارِعينَ a collection in support of the disaster victims جَمْع تَبَرُّعاتٍ لِصالِحِ ضَحايا الكارِثةِ she has no means of support لَيْسَ لَها مَصْدَرُ دَخْلٍ
  • 3 (prop) دِعامة (plural: دِعامات, plural: دَعائِمُ) use a stick as a support اسْتَخْدِمْ عَصاً كَدِعامةً
  • 5 uncountable/غير معدود (corroboration) دَعْم, تَأْييد these figures lend support to his argument تُؤَيِّدُ هذه الأَرْقامُ حُجَّتَهُ
  • 6 (person) [ شَخْص داعِم ] to be a support to sb كانَ داعِماً لِشَخْصٍ

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