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British English: /səˈpɔːt/
American English: /səˈpɔrt/

Translation of support in German:

transitive verb

  • 2
    (give strength to)
    support somebody in his struggle
    jemanden in seinem Kampf bestärken
  • 3
    (Politik, Verein)
    (in football) See examples:support Spurs
    Spurs-Fan sein
  • 6 (Cinema, Theatre) (take secondary part to) See examples:supported by …
    mit … in weiteren Rollen
  • 7 (bring facts to confirm)
    (Theorie, Anspruch, Behauptung)
    (speak in favour of)
    (Streik, Maßnahme)
  • 9 (usu. neg.: tolerate)
    (Dreistigkeit usw.)


  • 1 give support to somebody/something
    jemanden/etwas unterstützen
    in support
    zur Unterstützung
    speak in support of somebody/something
    jemanden unterstützen/etwas befürworten
  • 2
    Unterhalt, der
  • 3
    (somebody/something that supports)
    Stütze, die
    hold on to somebody/something for support
    sich an jemandem/etwas festhalten

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